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Young Christian activist honored for promoting interfaith harmony


A Pakistani Christian activist Yasir Bhatti has been honored and acknowledged for his efforts to promote interfaith harmony. This award ceremony was held under the auspices of Farah Memorial Foundation in association with Christian Students’ Fellowship Peshawar.

Pakistani Christian social activists

The ceremony was held on September 9, Saturday when Christian students from across the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa capital were also awarded and acknowledged for outstanding results in annual exams conducted under Peshawar Board.

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This ceremony titled “Students’ Motivational Awards Ceremony 2017” was was based upon the Biblical verse where the Scripture says: “Wherefore comfort yourselves together, and edify one another, even as also ye do. 1 Thessalonians 5:11 “

Yasir Bhatti also holds prominent position at provincial Youth Assembly. He also renders services to Christian Students Fellowship Peshawar. Previously, he has held the positions of Advisor to CM for Minorities Affairs at the Provincial Youth Assembly. Moreover, he is also affiliated with the Diocese of Peshawar and serving the church as Assistant Secretary to Property Office at Diocese of Peshawar.

Director of Farah Memorial Foundation, Mr. Suleman Javed addressing those present said that he was thankful to all the guests who had attended the ceremony while extending heartfelt compliments to those who had received awards. He said that motto of his foundation is “To see Christian Community in Pakistan uplifted through educating the young people.”

Farah Memorial Foundation is a non-profit society founded by Suleman Javed. It was named after Farah Javed sister of Suleman Javed. Farah was among those congregants who had suffered severe injuries as a result of twin suicide bombings at the All Saints Church in Peshawar. The blasts left her paralyzed, as she lingered along until January 11, 2015 when she breathed her last.