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May 24, 2020

People enjoy religious freedom in Pakistan: Fawad

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May 24, 2020

ISLAMABAD: Minister for Science and Technology Chaudhry Fawad Hussain Saturday said the people belonging to different schools of thought were enjoying religious freedom in Pakistan.

Talking to a private news channel, he said Pakistan was a place where people were at liberty in freedom of expression. The people of different segments of the society celebrate their religious rituals freely according to their traditions and norms in Pakistan.

Commenting on Ruet-e-Hilal Committee, he said most of the countries in the world were following the calendar for celebrating Eidul Fitr.

Giving reference, he said Saudi Arabia, Turkey and Iran were following the calendar for observing Eid holidays but we were relying on moon sighting, he added. He said Ruet-e-Hilal Committee head was responsible for moon sighting to celebrate Eid festival.