Islamabad, June 15, 2013 (PPI-OT): Islam teaches us love, brotherhood, tolerance and peace and all religions of the world preach about welfare of mankind and respect. This was stated by the Chairman Capital Development Authority (CDA), Syed Tahir Shahbaz while addressing a ceremony organized by the Christian Unity Forum (CUF) here on Saturday. He said that we should act upon these golden lessons and demonstrate unity, respect and tolerance irrespective of cast and creed
On this occasion Member Planning and Design, Syed Mustafain Kazmi, Member Administration, Munir Ahmad Chaudhry, General Secretary CDA Mazdoor Union, Chaudhry Muhammad Yasin, Father Rehmat Michael Hakim, workers, office bearers of trade unions from different institutions and a large number of Christian employees of CDA were also present.
Chairman CDA said that Christian community played a vital role in the development of the federal capital. The Christian Community deserves appreciation for their services they rendered to keep the city in tidy condition while preserving its green identity. Since the establishment of the Capital City Islamabad, the efforts of Christian Community stood tall and which has been acknowledged at all forums. He said that CDA is the only organization, which pay bonus to Christian employees regularly on the eve of Easter and Christmas.
Syed Tahir Shahbaz said that last year on the occasion of Christmas, the Capital Development Authority has organized Christmas Festival to provide maximum entertainment to the Christian community. He said that Christmas Festival would be celebrated every year on permanent basis.
Chairman CDA said that like other government organizations, CDA on its own expenses will also send Christian employees to their Holy Places through a transparent draw.
He said that the Authority has always met the demands of Christian community, adding that a plot for church has already been allotted to Full Gospel Assembly (FGA).
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