LAHORE – Provincial Minister for Human Rights and Minorities Affairs, Ejaz Alam Augustine Tuesday stated that the provincial authorities was addressing the welfare of minorities on precedence foundation, whereas work had been expedited to finish improvement initiatives for Christian communities. The provincial minister expressed these views whereas addressing a operate of distribution aid cheques amongst Christians neighborhood at Tehsil Council Corridor Sahiwal, acknowledged a handout issued right here.

The minister stated {that a} complete program for safety and renovation of church buildings had been began, whereas Punjab Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar elevated the quantity of assist for spiritual minorities from Rs 5000 to Rs 10,000 per particular person. 

Provincial Minister stated that Prime Minister Imran Khan was taking private curiosity in securing all rights of the spiritual minorities, and to offer them spiritual freedom ,in addition to resolving their frequent points.

He cited that Christmas was celebrated for the primary time on the official stage, whereas the Kartarpur hall was opened for Sikh neighborhood, including the shrine of Maryamabad was additionally being opened in order that Christians from overseas can go to their sacred place. 

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Ejaz Alam Augustine talked about that round 171 Christians from Sahiwal district have been being given cheques of

 Rs 10,000 per particular person, amongst whom 111 belonged to Sahiwal and 60 to Chichawatni tehsil.

 He stated that Particular funds of Rs 40 million have been launched for enchancment and renovation of Christians’ colonies to advertise mannequin colonies within the first part, including that improvement work was underway in Yuhanabad at a price of Rs 300 million. 

On the finish of the ceremony provincial minister distributed aid cheques among the many beneficiaries. 

Deputy Commissioner Babar Bashir, representatives of spiritual minorities and native PTI leaders have been additionally current on the event.