PM directs release of funds for construction of temple
Friday, June 26th: According to the report of Baaghi TV, members of PTI minority community have met with Prime Minister Imran Khan.
Members briefed the Prime Minister on issues related to the minority community. Minority members included J. Prakash, Shanila Rath, Lal Chand, Ramesh Kumar and Jamshed Thomas. Minister for Religious Affairs Noorul Haq Qadri and Aamir Dogar were also present in the meeting.
Prime Minister Imran Khan said that the role of the minority community in the journey of development and prosperity is commendable, ensuring the protection of the rights of minorities is the first priority of the government, we all have to take the country forward by promoting religious harmony.
Prime Minister Imran Khan directed to protect the rights of minorities and expedite the process of proposed legislation. He also directed to release funds for the construction of a temple in Islamabad.
Earlier, a delegation of Kisan Ittehad met Prime Minister Imran Khan. The delegation informed the Prime Minister of the problems which farmers are facing.
It should be noted that the foundation stone of the first temple was laid in the federal capital Islamabad. In 2017, on the orders of the National Commission for Human Rights, the CDA allotted a four-marla plot to the Hindu Panchayat of Islamabad for the construction of the temple. Work has begun on infrastructure and four walls.
It will be the first Hindu temple to be built in Islamabad. Parliamentary Secretary for Human Rights Lal Malhi was the chief guest at the groundbreaking ceremony. The first temple is being built in Islamabad after the independence of Pakistan. Sector H9/2 of Islamabad has been allotted for the Hindu community’s place of worship.
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