KARACHI – Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah visited Trinity Church and Shri Swaminarayan Mandir (temple) in connection with International Minority Rights Day today and participated in ceremonies organised, reported Thursday.
A dedicated ceremony was held in Trinity Church which was attended by the Chief Minister and participants observed a minute of silence in remembrance of 70 lives lost in a suicide blast in Quetta’s hospital on Tuesday.
The church administration surprized the chief guest with a cake and a small party as it is CM Murad Ali Shah’s birthday today.
The Chief Minister addressed the ceremony and said that Pakistan People’s Party always works for minorities and does not differentiate among pupils.
It was the People’s Party that got the Hindu Marriage Bill approved, he said adding that we, as a nation would defeat extremism with unity.
The Chief Minister also paid a visit to a temple where locals showed their respect by offering him to wear traditional Sindhi cap and shawl.
While addressing the participants of the ceremony in temple, Murad Ali Shah vowed that issued faced by the minorities would be solved.