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Government should form legislation for protection of minorities in Pakistan says Akram Masih Gill


Aasiya Nasir

Akram Masih Gill, who is a former Federal Minister for Minorities Affairs, hosted a dinner for Aasiya Nasir at his house in New York, U.S.A.

Akram Masih who is President of PML- Minorities Wing invited Aasiya Nasir at his house for a dinner. Aasiya Nasir is member of the National Assembly of Pakistan. During this meeting, issues such as protection of religious minorities in Pakistan were brought under consideration.

During this meeting, Akram Masih Gill, appreciated Pope Francis’ role for promoting peace. He said that His Holiness Pope Francis is demonstrating an extraordinary role which he has been played for advancing peace and welfare of humankind exclusive of any sort of discrimination on the grounds of religion.

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Akram Gill while exchanging his views with Aasiya Nasir, put forth his suggestion that the Government of Pakistan should chalk out a legislation regarding the protection of religious minorities in Pakistan. He further urged Aasiya Nasir that the government should map out legislation for the basic right of religious freedom in Pakistan in order to empower the religious minorities in Pakistan to playing an instrumental part in the development of Pakistan.

At this occasion, MNA Aasiya Nasir remarked that more than 100 parliamentarians, hailing from 50 various countries across the globe have put forward a resolution regarding freedom for religion before the United Nations. At this occasion, Member National Assembly Dr. Darshan and Member National Assembly Asfand Bhandara were also invited at the Akram Masih Gill’s house for a dinner. Apart from them, Bashir Masih, Adeel Gill and Baber Samie also expressed their views regarding the present worsening situation in Pakistan.