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The Christian community in the country is celebrating Easter on Sunday.

Strict security arrangements have been put in place at churches.

Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has lauded the role of Christian community in the development of Pakistan.

In his message on the eve of Easter, he congratulated the Christian brethren and said that protection of all minorities living in Pakistan is moral and Constitutional responsibility of the government.

Nawaz Sharif said prosperity of Pakistan and peace lie in unity.

He assured all minorities, including Christians, that Pakistan belongs to all of us.

He appreciated the role of Christian community for its role in achieving national objectives.

Meanwhile, Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif has said that all minorities in Pakistan are enjoying equal rights and the government has taken concrete measures for their welfare.

In his felicitating message to Christian community on the occasion of their Easter festival, he said that Easter is the name of spending time with deserving people and sharing joys by thinking above ourselves.

The Chief Minister said Christian community is playing its due role for country's progress.

The Chief Minister said the constitution of Pakistan has provided guarantee for the equal rights and complete protection to all minorities.

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