Punjab University Vice Chancellor Prof. Niaz Ahmad addressed the ceremony organized by Punjab University’s Christian community on Tuesday. Stressing the importance of interfaith harmony, he encouraged following the teachings of the Prophets as they preached love and peace in the world. He said Hazrat Esa A.S. helped the ailing humanity and showed the right path to his people.
Prof. VC Saleem Mazhar, Registrar Khalid Khan, President Academic Staff Association Dr. Mumtaz Anwar, Secretary Javed Sami, leader of PU Christian community Chaudhry Mushtaq Masih, Bishop Arif Khurram, Pastor John, Christian employees and their families were present on the occasion.
Prof Ahmad said that minorities were enjoying their rights in Pakistan. He said that PU was also providing them equal opportunities at all levels and they were getting employment opportunities on merit.
He also announced an honorarium of Rs 3,000 for Christian employees on the eve of Christmas.