PESHAWAR: Amn Jirga Khyber Pakhtunkhwa on Friday condemned the burning of the church in Mardan and
said that Islam did not allow demolition or insult to the
sacred places of other religions.
A press release said that jirga chairman Syed Kamal Shah and secretary general Arshad Manan Yousafzai visited the church and assured the Christian community of their cooperation.
Speaking on the occasion, Syed Kamal Shah urged the people to respect the religious rights of the minorities and protect their life and properties.
Jirga chairman Syed Kamal Shah asked the government to order an inquiry into the
incident and punish the wrongdoers. He said Islamic teaching educated the mankind about inter-faith harmony.