MANDI BAHAUDDIN - Minorities’ MPA Tahir Naveed Chaudhry has said that over the past four and half year period the Punjab government built and renovated 80 churches in the province.

 He was addressing a convention at Christian Colony here the other day.

He said that a grant of Rs1.2 million had been released for construction of Ghulam Memorial Church in Malikwal and Rs8 million for renovation of Catholic Church Mandi Bahauddin.

He said that mission of late Shahbaz Bhutti would continue and Christians religious worship places would get top priority for maintenance and renovation. He thanked and congratulated Pastor Jorge Kayani over arranging the convention.