KARACHI: A delegation of 209 Hindu pilgrims from India, besides thousands of local Hindu community members attended the central ceremony of Shadani Darbar in Mirpur Mathelo on Thursday. The Hindu pilgrims performed rituals and offered prayers for peace in the region. He said the board was providing all facilities to Hindu pilgrims under the directions of the federal government. Under the framework of the Pakistan-India Protocol on Visits to Religious Shrines of 1974, a large number of Sikh and Hindu pilgrims from India visit Pakistan to observe various religious festivals every year. “The move also reflects the Pakistani government’s commitment to faithfully implement the bilateral protocol on visits to religious shrines,” the statement added.
Source: Pakistan Today December 06, 2018 09:39 UTC