Imran Khan, Bilawal Bhutto extend Diwali greetings to Hindus

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ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan has greeted the Hindu citizens of Pakistan on the auspicious occasion of Diwali.

The prime minister took to Twitter on Wednesday to greet the country’s minority community that is marking the annual Holi festival today.

“Wishing all our Hindu citizens a happy Diwali,” Khan tweeted.

Separately, Pakistan Peoples Party chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari has extended greetings to Hindu communities all over the world in general and Pakistan particular on the Diwali festival being celebrated on Wednesday.

In his message on Diwali, the PPP Chairman held out assurances to the non-Muslims living in Pakistan that his Party will always stand for their protection and promotion as equal citizens of the state as per the vision of the founding fathers of the country and teachings of our religion Islam.

Bilawal Bhutto Zardari further said that Diwali is celebrated as a triumph of good over evil and light over darkness adding that philosophy of PPP was also to fight against darkness, injustices and inequality.

PPP urged all those celebrating Diwali to hold special prayers for the peace, prosperity and progress of the country as well as for interfaith harmony and cohesive coexistence in the society.

Bilawal Bhutto Zardari also asked the PPP leaders, especially those of Minority Wing to celebrate and share festivities with the have-nots among who need more attention and care.