Background Of Minorities In Islamic Republic of
The Provisional Minister for
Minorities, will review laws and policies
concerning minorities as well as help shall
investigate allegations of discrimination and
abuse against religious minorities and shall
ensure its redressed in letter & Sprit.
The Hindus in Pakistan are well
educated and active in Business & Agriculture &
also contribute in GDP of the Country. Hindus &
other Minorities living abroad contribute
sending foreign exchange to Province of Sindh.
With population estimated over
190 million, the IskmicTlepublic of Pakistan is
the sixth most populous country in the world and
the second most populous country with a Muslim
Approximately 94 percent of the
population professes to be Muslim — of this 74
percent are Sunni and 20 percent are Shia. The
remaining Six percent includes Hindus,
Christians, Ahmadis and others.
Since 2008, the Government of
Sindh has taken positive steps towards ensuring
religious freedom and tolerance, including the
official celebration of the festivals of 10
religious minorities, the introduction of a five
percent quota in federal employment for members
of religious minorities and the establishment of
a 24-hour hotline to report acts of violence
against religious groups.
Although the principles of
religious freedom and equal rights for all,
irrespective of caste or creed, were endorsed by
the founding father of Nation and that is also
cordial principal of Islam.