PM Imran directs release of funds for Hindu temple in Islamabad

We all have to take Pakistan forward by promoting unity and religious harmony in our ranks, says the premier


​ Our Correspondent June 26, 2020
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ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf 's (PTI) lawmakers of the minority community called on Prime Minister Imran Khan on Friday.

The lawmakers appraised PM Imran regarding issues pertaining to their respective constituencies, especially problems faced by minority communities.

Talking to the members, PM Imran said that a commendable role is being played by the minority community in the journey of development and prosperity of Pakistan.

"The protection of the rights of minorities and ensuring them equal opportunities in all walks of life is the top priority of the government," the premier stressed. "We all have to take Pakistan forward by promoting unity and religious harmony in our ranks."

PM Imran also issued instructions to expedite the proposed legislation regarding the protection of minority rights.

He further directed release of funds for the construction of a temple in Islamabad.

Jay Prakash, Shanila Rath, Lal Chand, Ramesh Kumar and Jamshed Thomas attended the meeting while Minister for Religious Affairs Noorul Haq Qadri and Chairman Non-Ministerial Standing Committee on Government Assurances Malik Muhammad Amir Dogar were also present.

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