Christians celebrating Christmas across world today
Special services are being held in churches across the world to celebrate the festival with traditional zeal.
In order to prevent any untoward situation, strict security measures have been taken around the country. Around 1,500 security officials have been deployed at churches in Islamabad alone.
President Mamnoon Hussain and Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi have congratulated the Christian community on Christmas day.
The President in his message said that the Constitution of Pakistan guarantees equal rights for all minority communities and the government is fulfilling its constitutional and moral responsibilities.
Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi in his felicitation message said that Jesus Christ (AS) brought and preached the message of peace, brotherhood and love for the whole humanity.
Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf Chairman Imran Khan also extended happy wishes to Christian citizens.
Wishing our Christian citizens a Happy Christmas, full of peace and joy.— Imran Khan (@ImranKhanPTI) December 24, 2017
Punjab Chief Minister Shehbaz Sharif also congratulated the community around the world on the festive occasion of Christmas.
Heartiest congratulations to the Christian community around the world on the festive occasion of Christmas! My gratitude to the Pakistani Christian community for their amazing public service! -ss— Shehbaz Sharif (@CMShehbaz) December 25, 2017
Pakistan Peoples Party Chariman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari said, "Merry Christmas to my Christian brothers and sisters. Wishing you all joy, love & peace".
Merry Christmas to my Christian brothers and sisters. Wishing you all joy, love & peace. Bilawal House Christmas tree out in solidarity again this year. pic.twitter.com/e1hOZNFPQZ— BilawalBhuttoZardari (@BBhuttoZardari) December 25, 2017
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