Governor hails Sikh community’s affection for Pakistan


Punjab Governor Rafique Rajwana has hailed love of the international Sikh community for Pakistan and said their affection is great and exemplary in this regard.

Addressing a seminar organised by the Dayal Singh Research and Cultural Forum at the Governor’s House on Friday, he said the Pakistani nation had good relations with the Sikh community. He said the relationship of Sikh founder Baba Guru Nanak with Muslim religious scholars and elders was immortal which was still in practice by the both nations.

The governor said the Sikh founder’s message of love was universal which is his identity.

On the occasion, Evacuee trust Property Board chairman Sadiqueul Farooq said in his address that the federal and provincial governments are focusing on Sikh religious places at all level and better arrangements had been made for Sikh pilgrims during the ceremonies of birth anniversary of Guru Nanak.

Sikh Yatrees party leaders Sardar Gurubachan Singh Cheema and Sardar Gurumeet Singh also spoke in the seminar.

They expressed their love for Pakistan as it was a country of their religious leaders and appreciated the government for development and protection of Sikh religious places. They also thanked the government and ETPB for security arrangements for them.