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Security beefed up at minorities’ worship places in Sindh


Newfangled Sindh government has taken up the task to step up the security measures at the worship places of religious minorities. In this regard, Dr. Khatumal Jeewan- Special Assistant to Chief Minister Sindh for Minority Affairs stated that the provincial government has embarked upon the chore to protect religious minorities and their places of worship across Sindh.

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As part of the stepped up security measures mainly CCTV cameras will be installed at all the worship places including temples, churches, gurdawaras etc. across Sindh. Dr. Khatumal Jeewan briefed several delegations representing the Christian, Hindu and Sikh communities who had called on him on Friday, August 26. The meeting took place in Dr. Khatumal Jeewan’s office when the attendees appraised the situation of security and protection of minorities in the province.

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During the meeting, Chief Minister’s Advisor on Minorities’ Affairs stated that he had been bound under strict orders from the Chairman of Pakistan People’s Party Bilawal Bhutto Zardari, Co-Chairman PPP Asif Ali Zardari and Chief Minister of Sindh Syed Murad Ali Shah to ensure fail-safe security to the religious minorities. Dr. Khatumal Jeewan stated that he had been directed to make all out efforts to create and maintain a favorable environment for the minorities enabling them to play their role in national progress.

At this occasion of representatives of the Christian communities and Hindu Panchayats expressed contentment over the efforts taken by the government and appreciated Dr. Khatumal Jeewan for treating his guests with honor-as they assured him full-fledged cooperation from their side.