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Pak Army respects rights of religious minorities: spokesman

Press Trust of India  |  Lahore 

The Pakistani military respects the rights of the religious minorities in the Muslim majority country, a top officer has said as the first Sikh officer of the Army tied the knot.

Major Harcharan Singh got married on Sunday at Gurdwara Puja Sahib, Hasan Abdal, province.


The wedding was attended by a number of serving and retired officers of Army, media reports said.

In his message, Chief of Army Staff General Bajwa also extended his good wishes to Major Singh for his matrimonial life, the (ISPR), the media wing of the Pakistani military, said.

Singh was commissioned in Army in 2007.

"Army remains a symbol of national integration and respects rights of religious minorities in Pakistan," the official spokesperson of the Armed Forces tweeted.

According to Pakistani media, Singh's family migrated to the Northern Areas at the time of partition and in 1970s shifted to Nankana Sahib,

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First Published: Tue, December 05 2017. 18:10 IST
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