On National Minorities Day, Pakistan president reaffirms minorities will be respected equally

To honour the sacrifices of religious minorities in the country, Pakistan President Arif Alvi, on National Minorities Day reaffirmed that all communities residing in Pakistan will be treated and respected equally

Aug 11, 2020
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To honour the sacrifices of religious minorities in the country, Pakistan President Arif Alvi, on National Minorities Day reaffirmed that all communities residing in Pakistan will be treated and respected equally.

The president said today is a day of special significance in the history of Pakistan and the country renewed its commitment of tolerance for the minorities.

He said the founder of the nation Quaid-e-Azam Mohammad Ali Jinnah, in his historic speech standing before the Constituent Assembly on August 11, 1947, promised to safeguard the rights of minorities.

Alvi said minorities have rendered countless sacrifices for the construction and development of Pakistan, adding that members of the minority communities are playing a key role in the country's development, including in the field of education and medicine.

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