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Perpetrators of Jaranwala incident to be brought to justice: Caretaker PM

Caretaker Prime Minister has said perpetrators of the Jaranwala incident will be brought to justice to prevent such acts in the future.

He was talking to a delegation of the Christian community which called on him in Islamabad on Monday.

The Prime Minister said the entire state machinery is standing behind our minorities for their rights and protection. He said minorities in Pakistan have equal rights. He sought suggestions from the minority community for the resolution of its problems. He said Pakistan's constitution guarantees social, religious, political, and economic rights to all citizens without any discrimination of caste and creed as well as ethnicity and skin colour.

Anwaar-ul-Haq Kakar further said a peaceful and prosperous society can only be possible by respecting the faiths of one another. He said all segments of society will have to play their role in eradicating extremism from the country.

The delegation thanked the Prime Minister for taking timely measures pertaining to Jaranwala incident and personally visiting the site to offer solace to the victims. It also welcomed the appointment of Khalil George as the Caretaker Minister for Human Rights.

Source: Radio Pakistan

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