Credit of return of missionary schools to churches goes to incumbent govt


Lahore: Provincial Minister for Minority Affairs and Human Rights Ejaz Alam Augustine said that the credit of return of missionary schools to the Catholic and Presbyterian churches goes to incumbent Government.

He said that for the first time in Muridke and other cities, cemeteries of religious minorities were fenced. These views were expressed by the Provincial Minister while attending the ceremony of cheque distribution at District Council Hall, Gujranwala. The event was attended by MPA Haroon Imran Gill, local PTI leadership and representatives of religious minorities. Addressing the ceremony, the provincial minister said that a Christmas grant of Rs. 10,000 per family was being distributed among religious minorities from the platform of Human Rights and Minority Affairs Department. He stressed that Gujranwala is also considered as the stronghold of PML-N but unfortunately no proper work has been done for the minorities whereas in the initial phase the Christmas grant has been increased to Rs 10,000 per family. The provincial minister also highlighted, many historic measures have been taken for religious minorities during such as the allocation of special quotas for religious minorities in the field of higher education. The provincial minister assured that all issues facing by religious minorities solved under the leadership of Prime Minister Imran Khan. At the end of the ceremony, the provincial minister distributed cheques amounting 10000 per person among 400 families.