LAHORE: A delegation of Senate Standing Committee on Religious Affairs and Interfaith Harmony, led by Senator Maulana Hafiz Hamdullah, visited Gurdwara Janum Asthan Nankana Sahib on Wednesday.
The delegation comprised of senators, including Ashok Kumar, Professor Sajid Mir, M Hamza, Gianchand and Baz Muhammad Khan.
Evacuee Trust Property Board (ETPB) Chairman Muhammad Siddiqul Farooq, Religious Affairs Additional Secretary Ilyas Khattak, Additional Secretary Shrines Tariq Wazir Khan, local leaders and Sikh leaders gave a warm welcome to the delegation.
Later, members of the delegation saw different parts of the gurdwara and expressed keen interest in the design and construction of the compound. They appreciated the steps of Evacuee Trust Property Board (ETPB) for the protection and renovation of the gurdwara.
ETPB chairman briefed the delegation about steps taken by the board for the ongoing development works in the gurdwara.
Addressing a ceremony hosted by local Sikh sangat, Hamdullah said that during the tenure of Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) and his companions, all the non-Muslims were allowed to perform their rituals with complete liberty and security. In Pakistan, all minorities have the right to practice their religion along with other people of Pakistan, he added.