President Mamnoon Hussain has vowed to the protect Constitutional Rights of the Minorities as all citizens are equal before the law.

Addressing the Christmas Ceremony at Presidency, the President acknowledged the contribution of minorities in progress and development of the Country.

He highlighted that the implementation of National Action Plan helped to root out the menace of terrorism and extremism.

The President warned the miscreants to change their course and shun violence or be ready to face elimination.

The President also extended greetings to the Christian Community in Pakistan and world on the occasion of Christmas.

Earlier, in his welcome address, Minister for Religious Affairs and Inter-Faith Harmony Sardar Yousuf said, the Christ preached peace and tolerance and hoped that the dawn of new year will bring prosperity for the country.

Senator Kamran Michael termed Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif as the Ambassador of Peace saying that the Law and Order situation improved significantly during incumbent Government’s tenure.

Later, President Mamnoon Hussain, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif along with representatives of the Christian Community cut the Christmas cake.