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Lahore: Hundreds of Christians gather to hold the first ever “Christmas Peace Rally”


Hundreds of Christians in Lahore turned out to hold a Christian Peace Rally, on December 11, Sunday. This rally was organized under the banner of Praise TV and Ministry and was led by Senior Pastor Shahzad Sadique- Chairman Praise TV. Christians from various parts of the city participated in this rally carrying national flag and chanting Christmas wishes and peace prayers for the country.

Christmas celebrations in Pakistan

This rally started from Lahore’s Marriam Colony and ended at Defense Chowk, Walton Road. AT this occasion, Christians were carrying banners and placards with prayers for peace in the country written on them. “May peace prevail in Pakistan,” one banner read. “Peace in Pakistan,” and “Jesus is the King of Peace,” other banners read.

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At the same time, the participants were also carrying Pakistani flags and stars symbolizing the festivity of the Christmas. Pastor Shahzad Sadique extended Christmas and New Year’s wishes to all, as he prayed for peace and harmony in the country.

At this occasion the Pastor Shazad and others cut a Christmas cake to mark the festivity of the occasion. Saleem Rehmat Sindhu, Senior Vice President Pakistan Muslim N- Minority Wing Lahore was also present. While speaking to media, the participants expressed great joy and jubilation at the same time expressed wishes for peace in their homeland.

Saleem Rehmat Sindhu thanked SHO Qamar Abbas and his team for providing fail-safe security to the participants of the rally. He appreciated the efforts of police and said that it was a great gesture on part of SHO Qamar Abbas to supervise the security provisions.