Pak taking care of minority shrines: Pak MP

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Fatehgarh Sahib, July 10 (UNI) The Pakistan government is taking due care of Sikh and Hindu shrines across the border and funds for their maintenance are provided from time to time.

This was stated here today by Mr Riaz Fatyana, Member National Assembly and Chairman, Pakistan Parliamentarians Commission for Human Rights. He is here with a rugby team from Pakistan.

Talking to mediapersons Mr Riaz said that Nankana Sahib, the birthplace of Guru Nanak Dev had been given district status. The minorities are getting due respect in Pakistan, he added.

He said that ten seats in the 342 member National Assembly of his country are reserved for minorities and presently seven Hindus are currently members of the Assembly.

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