Christmas

Gunman on run after killing three at Strasbourg Christmas market

Gunman on run after killing three at Strasbourg Christmas market

STRASBOURG (AFP) – A gunman killed at least three people and wounded a dozen others at the famed Christmas market in the French city of Strasbourg on Tuesday before fleeing the scene, authorities said.A manhunt was under way after the killer opened fire at around 8pm (1900 GMT) on one of the city s busiest streets, […]

Railways launches special Christmas train

Railways launches special Christmas train

Minister for Railways Khuwaja Saad Rafique on Thursday inaugurated a special purpose ‘Xmas Peace Train’ ahead of Christmas festivities in the country. The minister, while addressing the inauguration ceremony, hailed the role of minority groups, especially Christians, in the development and prosperity of Pakistan. “The white colour of our national flag denotes minority groups, and […]

Indonesia police say Christmas bomb plot foiled, three killed

Indonesia police say Christmas bomb plot foiled, three killed

JAKARTA: Indonesian police have foiled plans for a Christmas suicide bombing after killing three suspected militants Wednesday and discovering a cache of bombs, authorities said. A firefight erupted at a house in South Tangerang 25 kilometres (15 miles) outside the capital Jakarta, with police saying the alleged militants had opened fire at officers. “We asked […]

Embassy of Pakistan Hosts Christmas Dinner

Embassy of Pakistan Hosts Christmas Dinner

The Embassy of Pakistan in France hosted a Christmas dinner in Paris, today. A large number of members of faith leaders, Pakistani French Christian community and as well as Parliamentarians, officials of French government, faith leaders, civil society representatives and media attended the event. The speakers on the occasion recalled the teachings of Jesus Christ, […]

MAMNOON HUSSAIN PRESIDENT OF ISLAMIC REPUBLIC OF PAKISTAN ON THE OCCASION OF CHRISTMAS, 2015

MAMNOON HUSSAIN PRESIDENT OF ISLAMIC REPUBLIC OF PAKISTAN ON THE OCCASION OF CHRISTMAS, 2015

On the auspicious occasion of Christmas, I extend my heartiest greeting to our Christian brethren all over the world and in particular to those living in Pakistan. Christmas, the celebration of birth of Jesus Christ, is an occasion to rejoice and celebrate. On this day, the world got a Messiah who brought a message of […]