Kunri Christian Hospital nurturing interfaith harmony in Sindh


Kunri Christian Hospital has been nurturing interfaith harmony in Kunri and surrounding areas, commendably. Hospitals’ latest feat included setting up stalls for the Muharram mourners where they could drink water and quench their thirsts.

Christians in Sindh province

Kunri Christian Hospital has always been on the forefront when it comes to building up interfaith relations among the local communities. For this purpose, the KCH team set up special stalls on 9h and 10th of Muharram, providing Muharram mourners with drinking water. The stall facilitated the Shia Muslims who visited the central Imam Bargah in Kunri- a town in District Umerkot in Sindh province.

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“As a gesture of goodwill and to promote interfaith harmony, team Kunri Christian Hospital Sindh Pakistan arranged a sabeel on 9th and 10th Muharram,” Kunri Christian Hospital representative Khurram Naveed Gill informed CIP. He explained that the Muharram mourners appreciated the efforts of the Kunri Christian Hospital saying that the step will be building relations between Christians and Muslims in the area.

Kunri is a rural town in Sindh, home to around 200,000 people in the southern Pakistani desert. Even though, Kunri is a predominantly Muslim town; still there is also a large population of Christians and Hindus nestled there.

Kunri Christian Hospital is supported by the Roman Catholic Church and Church of Pakistan. Since 1962, Kunri Christian Hospital is administering medical and health facilities to the rural and tribal communities of the Tharparkar; where medical facilities are scarce.