‘Ministry of national harmony formed’

Gill has said that a National Commission will be established for the protection of the rights of the minorities.

ISLAMABAD:
Minister of State for National Harmony Akram Masih Gill has said that a National Commission will be established for the protection of the rights of the minorities in Pakistan to promote interfaith harmony among different sects.

The minister expressed these views while talking to Second Secretary Political British High Commission Ben Stride who called on him on Thursday.


He said a ministry of national harmony has been formed, which will have six departments pertaining to federal legislation about minorities’ affairs.

Gill said the ministry will promote peace, patience and tolerance in the country and also work for understanding and brotherhood among people of different sects or different schools of thought.

Published in The Express Tribune, August 5th, 2011.

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