LAHORE: The Government College University Lahore faculty, staff members and students on Friday celebrated the Christmas with the university’s minority community. Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Asghar Zaidi cut the Christmas cake with the university’s Christian staff and faculty members.

The faculty members and administrative heads of university were also present.

Speaking on the occasion, Vice Chancellor Prof. Dr Asghar Zaidi said we not only accept the minorities but also celebrate them; they have same rights as we have in Pakistan. He added that GCU had always stood out for promoting tolerance and religious harmony. The Vice Chancellor announced special honorarium for the minority staff.

Earlier, GCU minority staff members expressed gratitude to the Vice Chancellor and other guests for celebrating Christmas with them. They said that Christmas gave the message of peace and love to all humanity.

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