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Prayer Hall at Hur Compound Church in Hyderabad Reconstructed

Sindh Minorities’ Affairs Minister inaugurated the reconstructed Prayer Hall

Recently formed Sindh Non-Muslim Welfare Committee has approved 165 development schemes for temples, churches and gurdwaras


The prayer hall of Bethany Church in Hur compound area of Hyderabad was inaugurated on Thursday. The prayer hall’s reconstruction scheme has been completed by the Minorities Affairs Department of Sindh government.

Provincial Minister for Minorities Affairs Giyan Chand Essarani inaugurated the reconstructed prayer hall. Pastor Akram Aleem, Shakeel Sardar, Pastor Javed Bhatti, Salamat Ghani, Munwar Iqbal and other dignitaries of the Christian community were also present at the inauguration ceremony.

Church-Prayer Hall - Sindh Courier-1Giyan Chand Essarani said that Pakistan People’s Party believes in serving the people without discrimination and it has an impressive plan for the welfare of the minorities. ‘The development and prosperity of Hindu, Sikh, Christian and Parsi Communities is part of the manifesto of the Pakistan People’s Party.”

Essarani said that Sindh Non-Muslim Welfare Committee has been formed comprising 30 members to make welfare plans and take decisions on the issues of the minorities and added that Hindu, Sikh, Christian and Parsi communities have been given full representation in the committee.

He said that 165 development schemes have been approved in the recent committee meeting including repair and improvement of facilities at temples, Churches, Gurdwaras and other worship places. The minister vowed to complete as many development schemes as possible by the end of the current financial year.

On this occasion, the Christian Community of Hur Compound lauded the efforts of the Sindh Government for completing the scheme of reconstruction of the prayer hall in the church. (PR)


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