Pakistan will be recognised as minorities-friendly country, says Sharif


ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Wednesday said that soon Pakistan will be recognised as a “minorities-friendly country”, as he ordered renovation of Katas Raj complex, one the most sacred places of Hindus in the Muslim-majority country.

Pakistan is seeking after strategies to set up the nation’s way of life as a minority-friendly nation and adherents of all religions have level with rights in the nation, Sharif said talking at the Katas Raj Temples Complex in Chakwal.

“The day is not far when Pakistan will be perceived as a minorities-friendly nation because of steps being embraced to better the lives of minority groups,” he was cited as saying by a state-run news office.

The Prime Minister said he has prompted government authorities to save no endeavors in facilitating travelers and the security and extension of minorities’ places of love.

He said that he is the Prime Minister of everybody and “not simply Muslims” and trained Evacuee Trust Property Board (ETPB) Chairman Siddiqul Farooq to reestablish the heavenly locales in the territory to their unique state by redesigning them.

He said he would guarantee his full support for the development of Baba Guru Nanak and Gandhara colleges.

Sharif alluded to notable cases to expand that it was a part of the Islamic confidence to treat the greater part and minorities similarly.

He said that Muslims, Christians, Hindus, Sikhs, Parsis and Baha’is are working as one to shield the nation and contribute their share to its tranquility and flourishing.

Sharif went by the Katas Raj in Chakwal region close Islamabad to initiate water filtration plant of Amrat Jal.

The filtration plant set up at the sanctuary’s blessed Amrat Jal lake will give clean drinking water to the Hindu travelers going by the place.

“The redesign ought to be done to reestablish the working to its unique shape. It ought to be done inside the one and half year of staying residency of my govenment,” he said.

He likewise planted a sapling on the event.