Federal Minister for Railways Muhammad Azam Khan Swati has inaugurated the “Christmas Peace Pray Train” as part of Christmas celebrations.

Railways Minister also cut the Christmas cake and greeted the Christian community during a ceremony in Lahore today [Friday].

Talking to newsmen, he said that purpose of organizing this ceremony was to share the happiness of the Christian community, promoting interfaith harmony and giving message of unity for working jointly for peace and stability.

Minister said that minorities who live in Pakistan are enjoying equal rights and freedom.

He said that Christmas train will travel from Lahore to Karachi as two additional coaches attached to Allama Iqbal Express by carrying a message of peace and happiness.

On behalf of Prime Minister, Governor of Punjab and all Ministers, he wished Merry Christmas to all Christian community.