PM Imran Khan directs to release funds for Hindu temple construction in Islamabad

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan: Prime Minister Imran Khan on Friday issued directives to release funds for the construction of a Mandir (Hindu temple) in Islamabad.

Talking to a group of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) lawmakers in the National Assembly hailing from the Minority Community in Islamabad, the prime minister said that protecting the rights of minorities and providing them equal opportunities in every walk of life is first priority of the incumbent government.

The prime minister while appreciating the role of Minority Community in the development and prosperity of Pakistan said that we all have to forge unity in our ranks to take the Country forward.

Imran Khan also issued instructions on the protection of minority rights and to expedite the proposed legislation in this regard.

The minority members included Jai Parkash, Shunila Ruth, Lal Chand, Ramesh Kumar, and Jamshed Thomas.

The Federal Minister for Religious Affairs Noor ul Haq Qadri and Chief Whip of PTI in the National Assembly Amir Dogar were also present in the meeting.