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Non-Muslim Pakistanis are equal citizens: Prime Minister

Islamabad, March 11, 2013 (PPI-OT): Senator Haman Das and Senator Amar Jeet Malhotra called on Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf at Prime Minister’s House this afternoon and discussed issues pertaining to non-Muslim Pakistanis.

The Senators welcomed the Federal Government’s announcement to provide assistance to the Christian families affected in the incident.

The Prime Minister said that the Constitution of the country guarantees equal rights to all citizen of the country irrespective of their caste, colour or creed. He assured that the government would take all steps to safeguard the lives and properties of non-Muslim Pakistanis.

The Prime Minister said that his government is taking all steps for the welfare of the non-Muslim Pakistanis and has taken practical steps in this regard. He said that reservation of quota in government’s jobs and seats in the National Assembly for them have paved the way for their mainstreaming in national life. He expressed the confidence that those wanting to create rift among the people.

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Haji Ahmed Malik
Principal Information Officer
Press Information Department (PID)
Tel: +9251 925 2323 and +9251 925 2324
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