Mr. Nazir Bhatti awarded DD degree by Faith Theological Seminary Gujranwala. CNI Report.
12 Mar 2004
Gujranwala. March 12. The Faith Theological Seminary, Gujranwal Pakistan, awarded Mr. Nazir S. Bhatti, Editor of Pakistan Christian Post the degree of "Doctor of Divinity". In a simple and overwhelmingly attended ceremony that was held at the new ca
Bishop Ernest Jacob of the Anglican Orthodox Church of Pakistan received the degree on behalf of Mr. Nazir S. Bhatti from the former Federal Minister of Minority Affairs Colonel (Retired) S. K. Tressler, who was the Chief Guest for today's ceremony.
Earlier Rt. Rev. Dr. Major (retired) Timotheus Nasir told the huge gathering that Mr. Nazir S. Bhatti is being awarded this degree for our standing Christian services rendered by Mr. Bhatti for Pakistani Christians in the United States, Pakistan and around the world. He said in his address that the Siloam Biblical Christian Church of Pakistan (formally known as the United Presbyterian Church of Pakistan) and the Anglican Orthodox Church of Pakistan has been "monitoring" the services of Mr. Nasir S. Bhatti and the two church bodies recommended to the Board of Directors of the Faith Theological Seminary to award the Doctor of Divinity degree to Mr. Bhatti in its annual graduation ceremony that is held on the second Friday of March each year.
Rev. Parker T. Williamson and Dr. Peter Gammons were the other two recipients of DD degree with Dr. Nazir S. Bhatti.