Musharraf condemn Sangla Hill incident and Churches observing Black Day
17 Nov 2005
Rawalpindi. November 17, 2005. President General Pervez Musharraf on Wednesday condemned the recent incident of violence in Sangla Hill and urged both Muslim and Christian communities of the area to show tolerance.
"It is all the more condemnable in view of the gigantic task the country is faced with in terms of relief and reconstruction in the quake-hit areas," the president told newsmen while briefing them on the upcoming donors' conference.
The president said a thorough investigation had been launched into the incident but stressed that people must show tolerance and live in peace with each other.
"I condemn the incident in strongest terms," he said and urged that Muslims being in large majority should show more tolerance.
While Christian institutions are closed today on appeal of Bishop Conference of Pakistan to observe Black Day.