Peace Train has started its journey from Islamabad, kick starting Christmas celebrations. Minister for Railways Khwaja Saad Rafique addressed the ceremony inaugurating the train journey. He said the government has materialized the dream of peace train. He said that Pakistan is incomplete without its Christian citizens.

He added that the Christian Community has done a lot for their country. The minister said that with the initiation of the peace train, Christmas celebrations have begun. Minister for Minorities and Human Rights Kamran Michael also addressed the ceremony. He said in regards to Christmas celebrations, peace train has been launched for the first time. He said Pakistan belongs to everyone no matter their color, caste, creed or religion.