Lahore: University of Engineering and Technology (UET) Lahore organized a Christmas cake cutting ceremony for its Christian employees on the occasion of Christmas.

Vice Chancellor Prof. Dr. Syed Mansoor Sarwar participated as chief guest in the ceremony. Addressing the ceremony Vice Chancellor Prof. Dr. Mansoor Sarwar congratulated the Christian employees and the Christian community and expressed his gratitude towards them. He acknowledged the role of Christian employees and their contribution for university.

He said that Islam teaches respect to all fellow human regardless of their religious preferences. Further, he declared Monday as holiday for Christian employees as Christmas fell on Saturday, a routine weekend holiday. Resident Officer, Senior Warden, Dean Chemical Engineering Chairperson Chemical Engineering, and all staff members of estate office attended the ceremony. Sweets were also distributed to Christian employees by university staff. Also, the salaries of all Christian employees were transferred before Christmas.

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Arsalan Haider is a reporter at Academia Mag and has worked with leading national dailies and news channels. He tweets @arsalanhaider14

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