Christian community thanks PM IK, CM Usman Buzdar
Lahore: Provincial Minority Affairs Minister Ejaz Alam Augustine Gustin thanked Prime Minister IK and CM Usman Buzdar on behalf of the entire Christian community for eliminating the sense of deprivation within the community especially on the decision remarkable concerning the return of Christian schools to the Church.
He said four missionary schools including Saint Francis Anarkali, Rang Mahal Lahore, Raja Bazar Pindi and Haji Pura Sialkot are being returned to the Church, while soon other missionary educational institutions will also be handed over to administration. concerned. ceremony organized by the Presbyterian Church of Pakistan, an ecumenical dinner to celebrate the Punjab government’s decision to return Christian schools to the Church. Bishop Azad Marshall, Presbyterian Outreach Foundation Delegation, Heads of Churches of Pakistan and Heads of Institutions attended the dinner. Moderator No Lakha Church Rev. Dr Majeed Abel along with others recognize the decision of the Punjab government and thanked the Punjab Cabinet especially the Chief Minister for the historic announcement made by the Punjab government and said that this decision has created a wave of happiness in the Christian community across Pakistan. Ejaz Alam Augustine, in his speech, further stated that the credit for the return of the mission schools to the Church rests with the government of the PTI, because after 50 years, a historic decision taken, must always be written in letters of gold. As part of the historic day of March 23, special prayers were offered for the security forces and for the integrity and prosperity of Pakistan.
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