ISLAMABAD - Chairman Pakistan Interfaith League (PIL), Sajjad Ishaq, joined the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf in a ceremony held here on Saturday, which was presided over by Chairman PTI.

The ceremony was participated by religious leaders from Christian community including bishops, pastors and moderators from 55 churches, Hindu and Sikh communities, besides the political activists, ex-councillors, former nazims and representatives of the civil society.

Sajid Ishaq, a renowned social worker and prominent leader of Pakistan Interfaith community leader, said that PIL had 377,000 registered members in three provinces of the country.

He announced that Christian religious clerics, executive body members and general body of PIL were happy to join the PTI and has full trust and confidence in the leadership of Imran Khan.

Sajid Ishaq said that people of Pakistan have seen the rise and decline of many governments and endured their untruths and false promises, however the religious minorities had always faced the brunt by being exploited, maltreated and subjugated to injustices.

He said that nation should neither forget nor undermine the services of non-Muslim like SP Singha who played pivotal role at the time of partition in 1947 and the gallantry and courage of Group Capt Cecil Chaudhry in the Indo-Pak war of 1965.

Ishaq addressing Imran Khan said that people of Pakistan had pinned high hopes on him and surely he would rise to solve the masses’ problems.

Imran Khan on the occasion announced that Sajid Ishaq would be included in the Central Executive Committee of the PTI.