EMBASSY OF PAKISTAN TO FRANCE
Pak Embassy remember the martyrs of APS Peshawar incident at a Christmas event held to Mark the birth of Jesus Christ
Paris, 17th December 2018. The Embassy of Pakistan to France remembered the martyrs of Army Public School Peshawar, Martyrs of Kashmiris who lost their lives while pursuing their right of self-determination in Indian held Kashmir and paid homage and respect of the late Pakistanis of Christian faith who had contributed immensely in progress and prosperity of Pakistan.
A large number of members of Pakistani French Christian community, faith leaders and as well as parliamentarians, officials of the French Government, civil society representatives and media attended the event which was held in Embassy of Pakisan to France yesterday.
At the outset a one minutes silence was observed to pay tribute to the martyrs of APS Peshawar, Martyrs of Kashmiris in IHK and distinguished late Pakistanis of Christian of faith.
While addressing the participants, the Ambassador of Pakistan to France Moin ul Haque expressed his deepest sympathies to the bereaved families of the APS incident and condemned this in human act in the strongest terms.
The Ambassador also extended his warm Christmas greetings to the Pakistani Christian expatriates and followers of Christian faith in France and around the world. Recalling the teachings of Jesus Christ, who always stood for love, peace, compassion and righteousness, he said that the spirit of Christmas was about togetherness, sharing, caring and respect for others.
The Ambassador also highlighted the role of Christian community in the progress and prosperity of Pakistan as equal, free and proud citizens of Pakistan. He landed their valuable contributions in the fields of educations, judiciary, civil & military service, sports and performing arts.
The Ambassador assured the participants that the government of Pakistan is fully committed to promote interfaith harmony amongst adherents of different religions and sects as equal citizens of Pakistan to build a tolerant, multicultural and pluralistic society.
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