Government of Pakistan is endeavoring to make sure that religious minorities are well protected, says Federal Minister for Interfaith Harmony Sardar Muhammad Yousaf. He said that government is going the extra mile for the sake of protection of the religious minorities regardless of their creed. He claimed that the religious minorities are free to exercise their faith without any fear.
The Federal Minister for Interfaith Harmony, while talking to media said that in this connection several conferences have been held across the country, when the matter minorities’ protection was discussed solemnly. Consequently, a commission was formed which was assigned the task of addressing the issues of Pakistanis hailing form religious minorities.
Sardar Muhammad Yousaf further detailed that there was a protocol of 1947 between Pakistan anad India, in compliance to which the Sikh pilgrims are being facilitated on their visit to Hassan Abdaal and Nankana Sahib and accordingly for the Hindu pilgrims
He further stated that there is an inevitable need to bridge the gap between modern education institutions and the religious seminaries in the country. He also asserted that the education of Quran was necessary for modern educational institutions while he expressed hope that the curriculum will be improved in near future.