LAHORE: The non-Muslim members of the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf urge Imran Khan to address the Minorities Day event.
According to details, the non-Muslim members of the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Lahore chapter held a conference primarily to examine the struggles that the minorities are now going through out of the ordinary spotlight on the worsening situation for religious minorities in Punjab. The PTI minority’s leader Rufus Solomon chaired the meeting. Rufus Solomon is also nominated as a candidate for the National Assembly whereas Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf’s Central Core Committee member Ahsan Rashid was invited as the chief guest.
All the attendants unanimously passed a decision to invite Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf’s Chairman Imran Khan at the main event being held at the Minorities Day on August 11 in Lahore.
At this occasion, Rufus Solomon asserted that all non-Muslim members and followers of the PTI are unanimously of the belief that the party chairman should address the important event- which they believed would help in removing misconceptions about the party regarding its stance on minorities. Other Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf members who attented this meeting are Nadeem Shakir, Salamat Iqbal, Shahzad Masih, Saddique John, Professor Tariq, Asif Aqeel, Malik Jahangir and David Gill along with large number of supporters of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf.
Minorities’ day got an official recognition in 2009 by the efforts of former minister of Pakistan’s minorities’ affairs Shehbaz clement Bhatti who was killed on March 2 2011 by Tehreek e Taliban in Islamabad.