Pak PM greets Hindus on Diwali; commits to protecting minorities

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Pakistan government on Friday committed at the highest level to protect the rights of the minorities besides promoting a society free from any discrimination.

Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi made the statement as he greeted the Hindu community on the occasion of Diwali.

“The Government of Pakistan is committed to the welfare of the minorities and safeguarding their fundamental rights,” Abbasi said in his Diwali message on Thursday.


The golden principles of holy Prophet provides us the guidance for the protection of the rights of minorities, he added.


“I sincerely wish that may the festival of lights bring happiness and peace in the lives of all those who are celebrating this day,” he said while extending greetings to the Hindu community across Pakistan and abroad.

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