The Punjab Government has decided to set up ‘Christmas Bazaars’ in different locations of the province from December 22nd to facilitate the Christian community in their preparations for fourth-coming Christmas.
The Provincial Minister for Human Rights and Minorities Affairs, Khalil Tahir Sandhu disclosed this in a meeting while issuing directions to the concerned officers of the Human Rights and Minorities Affairs Department in Lahore on Tuesday.
The minister has directed the concerned officers to ensure foolproof security arrangements of these Christmas Bazaars along with the provision of related facilities to the consumers. The Minister said that the quality goods and commodities at these Christmas Bazaars would be provided at comparatively cheaper rates to the Christian community.
He further said that the authorities have been issued directions to provide foolproof security to the churches on the Christmas Eve on December 24th and December 26th.
Federal Minister for Water & Power has been requested to declare Christmas Eve from December 24th to 26th as load shedding free so that the Christian community can enjoy this festival enthusiastically.