The President of Pakistan, Asif Ali Zardari, announces a compensation amount of 500,000 to each Christian family who have been affected by the Badami Bagh incidence.
Relating to the incidence, the President said that the protection of religious minorities is a revered obligation for the Government as it is for the Muslim citizens of Pakistan. He made clear that; no efforts should be withheld in ensuring the safeguard of the security of the Non-Muslim citizens of Pakistan. In addition, he issued directions that the individuals responsible for this vile incidence, should be brought to justice.
On top of it, he insisted on the religious leaders of the country, to advice the government for making effectual provisions to prevent the misuse of the blasphemy law against the religious minorities in the country.