Christian Labour Movement new year celebration
1, January, 2014.
Christian Labour Movement, organized an event on New Year to welcome 2014, in Naulakha Church Lahore. Members of CLM and different political and nonpolitical members of Christian community participated on this occasion.
President of CLM, Mr. Javid Masih and Pastor Rafiq addressed the gathering and wished New “Unity of Christians in Pakistan is of prime importance”. He said in his speech. He also emphasized the importance of creating a sphere of understanding with the Muslim community. “We as Christians must do our best to create a sphere of interfaith harmony and peaceful coexistence with the Muslims in Pakistan”.
Year to all Christians and Muslims in Pakistan. He then started his speech stressing the importance of unity among Christians.
The ceremony was then officially started with a beautiful Christian song sung in chorus by Ms. Nimra Waheed, Ms. Maryam Arshad and Ms. Laraib.
The president of Youth wing presented a theatre play from the platform of CLM in the event. The play “Phool Aur Kaantay” (Flowers and thorns)” portrayed the issues Christians are facing in Pakistan. Mr. Salman Pavail, Ms. Maryam Arshad, Ms. Nimra Waheed, Ms. Yasmin Amin, Ms. Laraib , Ms. Aqsa, Mr. Arsal Nadeem, Ms. Kainat and Ms. Abela participated in the drama and drew big applause from the audience.
In the closing moments of the event, sweets were served to everyone present and CLM organizers thanked journalists and all attendants for their participation.