Ceremony: The Punjab University Campus Corporation Sanitation Wing, under the head of sanitary supervisor, Mushtaq Masih, organised a ceremony in connection with Christmas on Tuesday. Vice-Chancellor, Professor Dr Mujahid Kamran presided over the ceremony while provincial minister for Minorities, Kamran Michael was the chief guest.
VC Agriculture University Faisalabad, Dr Iqrar Ahmad Khan, Father Mani, senior pastor Shaukat Fazal, Professor Dr Shaukat Ali, Professor Dr Syed Mansoor Sarwar, resident officer-I, Javed Sami and a large number of Christian employees also attended the ceremony.
Addressing to the gathering, the provincial minister, Kamran Michael said religious harmony was dire need of the time. Pakistan needed such people to promote peace, love and brotherhood, who believed in interfaith harmony. He said our leader Mian Muhammad Nawaz Sharif said the standard to analyse minority and majority must be on the number of country's well-wishers rather than colour and sect.
The VC said the present administration took a policy to care everyone and give equal rights without any religious or racial discrimination. He announced Rs 500 each for Christian employees as Eidi on Christmas. He also announced holiday on Monday for Christian staffs.