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RECORD FUNDS EARMARKED FOR SOUTH PUNJAB’S UPLIFT PROJECTS: SHAHBAZ

Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif says mega development projects have been launched in southern Punjab.

Talking to parliamentarians belonging to southern Punjab, he said he is personally monitoring the progress of these projects.

The Chief Minister said the provincial government …

FIRST UNIT OF BHIKKI POWER PLANT TO RESUME POWER GENERATION TONIGHT

Punjab Chief Minister Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif says quality treatment facilities are right of every citizen and Punjab government is implementing a comprehensive programme for this purpose.

He stated this while chairing a meeting to review implementation of the projects being …

1,000 turn out for Unity Rally in San Francisco to support Muslim community

San Francisco (IINA) – The San Francisco Bay Area chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-SFBA), in association with Meet a Muslim, People Acting in Community Together, and Multifaith Voices for Peace & Justice, on Saturday convened a Unity Rally, in support of the Muslim community.

Hosted by as many as 131 different organizations, the rally was attended by 1,000 people in support of the Muslim community, showcasing a pluralistic alternative to the white supremacist and Islamophobic March Against Sharia” in Santa Clara.

We were inspired to see hundreds of people, including clergy and elected officials from all faith backgrounds, join this afternoon’s Unity Rally, said CAIR-SFBA Executive Director Zahra Billoo. That our event outnumbered the anti-Muslim protestors more than twenty-to-one sends a strong message about the Silicon Valley and this region’s rejection of hate.

People are hungry to come together and speak a word of love and unity. We did that today, and it was beautiful, said Multifaith Voices for Peace & Justice Convener Rev. Diana Gibson. We stand with our Muslims friends and neighbors. The fibers of our community are strong.

Source: International Islamic News Agency