Christians celebrate Easter with religious zeal

The Christian community on Sunday celebrated Easter with traditional zeal and religious fervour across the country.

The festival commemorates the day followers believe Jesus was resurrected in Jerusalem 2,000 years ago. Special services were hosted at different places where the Christian community attended prayers for salvation, and for the progress and prosperity of Pakistan.

The prime minister tweeted a congratulatory message, wishing “all our Christian citizens a happy Easter.” Minister for Education Shafqat Mahmood also felicitated the community, while expressing the hope that the day brought “great joy to you and your families”.

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