In his massage, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif reiterated the resolve to ensure freedom, equality and social justice for every citizen of Pakistan as enshrined in the teachings of Islam.
He said the government has taken landmark initiatives to safeguard the minorities living in Pakistan and empower Pakistani women.
The Prime Minister expressed optimism that our collective efforts based on plurality, equality and justice would make Pakistan a state as dreamt by Quaid-i-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah.
President Mamnoon called for promoting the spirit of tolerance and patience which are the fundamentals of democracy.
He said it is an unfortunate reality that terrorism has affected all segments of the Pakistani society while the whole nation is united against this menace.