National Minority Day was observed in Attock on Wednesday to highlight the contribution of the minorities for the country’s progress
The day was marked to recognize and to honor the services and sacrifices rendered by religious minorities for the country.
The event was arranged by Pakistan Minority Rights Committee, wherein deputy commissioner Ali Annan Qammar was Chief guest while PTI focal person district Attock Syed Khawar Abbass Boukhai has presided the function.
The services of the minorities’ communities and their notable personalities for the nation were highlighted and acknowledged during the seminar.
Speaking on this occasion, deputy commissioner Ali Annan Qammar said that the role of religious minorities, especially the Christian nation, has been exemplary in the development of Pakistan and prosperity, and that religious minorities are equally loyal to Pakistan.
He added that the day was observed to recognize the contributions of the minorities in the making of Pakistan and national-building.
He also has lauded the minorities for extending cooperation with district government during emergency situation of COVID-19.
He said the hospitals and educational facilities set up by the followers of the Hindu and Christian faiths are serving masses regardless of religion, caste and creed.