Christmas bazaars on the cards
FAISALABAD -Seven special Christmas bazaars would be established in Faisalabad district in order to provide essential commodities to the Christian community on subsidized prices for the celebrations of Christmas.
This was informed Deputy Commissioner Salman Ghani during a District Coordination Committee meeting held here DC Office held to review the arrangements of Christmas celebrations. CPO Athar Ismail, ADCR Muhammad Shahid, representatives of Christian Community and officers of different departments were present in a meeting.
The deputy commissioner said that the special Christmas bazaars would be set up in Saint Anthony School Model Town, Pinto Ground Warispua, Khurrianlwala Chowk Jaranwala road, Old Tanga Stand near Fire brigade Jaranwala, Water Works Chiniot road Chak Jhumra, Sahulat Bazar Gojra road Samundri and Christian Colony Mohallah Shamaspura Tandlianwala.
He maintained that three-day special bazaars would work from 22nd to 24th of December. Flour, sugar, ghee, pulses, meat, poultry items, vegetables & fruits and other essential commodities would be available in Christmas bazaars on control and subsidized prices to ease the Christian community for Christmas celebrations. District administration would made necessary security and administrative arrangements in connection with the Christmas celebrations and departments concerned have been directed for cleanliness of surroundings of the churches besides ensuring repairing of roads and street lights, he said. He said that special arrangements would be ensured at the public parks and picnic points for the celebrations of Christmas and 50% concession would be given on tickets of Sind Bad, Fun land and Fun Dunya for Christians on Christmas.
He said strict security arrangements, vehicle parking, traffic managements were being made on Christmas. CPO expressed his good wishes with the Christian community. Coordinator Committee/representative of Christian Community Pervaiz Bhatti and Paster Emric Joseph thanked the Deputy Commissioner and CPO for making the elaborated arrangements for the Christmas celebrations. Among others Shahzad Waseem, Lala Robin Daniel, Yousaf Masih, Emmanuel Ghouri were present.