Prime Minister Imran Khan extended his wishes to all Hindu citizens on the occasion of Diwali, the festival of lights, who are celebrating Diwali over the weekend.
“Wishing all our Hindu citizens a happy Diwali,” the Prime Minister tweeted.
Wishing all our Hindu citizens a happy Diwali
— Imran Khan (@ImranKhanPTI) October 26, 2019
Human Rights Minister Shireen Mazari also took to Twitter wishing Hindus on the festival.
Wishing a joyous and prosperous Diwali to all those celebrating. pic.twitter.com/ys7Adsxcne
— Shireen Mazari (@ShireenMazari1) October 26, 2019
Festivities start in Karachi with a ceremony and prayer service organised at Shri Panchmukhi Hanuman Mandir, located in Soldier Bazaar.
Hindus constitute about 1.6 percent of the total population of Pakistan in 1998 and about 7.5% in the Sindh province.