Lights, petitions and embraces: Christians observe Christmas crosswise over Pakistan

As Christmas festivities commenced far and wide on Wednesday, Christians crosswise over Pakistan denoted the introduction of Jesus Christ with conventional celebrations and seasonal joy in the midst of tight security. Uncommon administrations were held in enlightened houses of worship all through the nation while fans likewise offered supplications for the advancement and thriving of Pakistan. Severe safety efforts were taken to guarantee wellbeing of the Christian people group and powers had been conveyed outside places of worship to defeat any untoward occurrence. PM Imran Khan took to Twitter to wish Christian residents an upbeat Christmas.

President Arif Alvi wished Christians over the world and in Pakistan a joyful Christmas and incorporated a statement by Jesus with respect to harmony in his message.

Pioneer of the Opposition in the National Assembly and PML-N President Shehbaz Sharif likewise stretched out Christmas wishes to individuals from the network, expressing: “May this day bring harmony, bliss and thriving for all!”

“May this day be one of harmony and euphoria for all, and let the message of resilience and comprehensiveness resound over the present reality,” composed PPP Chairman Bilawal Bhutto-Zardari in his Christmas message on Twitter.

Pope Francis in his Christmas Day message encouraged the world to let the light of Christmas pierce the “dimness in human hearts” that prompts strict mistreatment, social foul play, equipped clashes and dread of vagrants.

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