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Govt taking concrete steps to promote interfaith harmony,

By Our Correspondent
January 06, 2024

ISLAMABAD: Caretaker Minister for Religious Affairs and Interfaith Harmony Aneeq Ahmed has said the government is taking concrete steps to promote interfaith harmony in the country.

Minister for Religious Affairs Aneeq Ahmed, speaks during a dinner reception in this still on November 9, 2023. — Facebook/Ministry of Religious Affairs & Interfaith Harmony, Pakistan
Minister for Religious Affairs Aneeq Ahmed, speaks during a dinner reception in this still on November 9, 2023. — Facebook/Ministry of Religious Affairs & Interfaith Harmony, Pakistan

Speaking at a seminar regarding interfaith harmony at a private university here on Friday, the minister said Islam is a religion of peace, and Islamic teachings emphasize on respect of the believers of all the religions.

The minister said Islam gives complete liberty to people to exercise their beliefs. He said minorities also enjoy complete freedom and safety in Pakistan.

Aneeq Ahmad said future of Pakistan is bright and there is no reason to spread disappointment in the society.

He stressed on the need to create awareness among youth about interfaith harmony by organizing seminars in the educational institutions.

Chairman of the Council of Islamic Ideology Qibla Ayaz lauded the efforts of the religious ministry to promote interfaith harmony in the society particularly in young generation.