Pope accepts invitation to visit Pakistan this year

Published March 3, 2016
VATICAN: Minister for  Ports and Shipping Kamran Michael and Religious Affairs Minister Sardar Yusuf meet Pope Francis on Wednesday.—APP
VATICAN: Minister for Ports and Shipping Kamran Michael and Religious Affairs Minister Sardar Yusuf meet Pope Francis on Wednesday.—APP

LAHORE: Pope Francis has accepted Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s invitation to visit Pakistan this year, according to a message received here on Wednesday from the Vatican.

The invitation was extended by Ports and Shipping Minister Kamran Michael and Religious Affairs Minister Sardar Yusuf.

The highest Catholic priest also offered special prayers for Pakistan and the Pakistanis who have fallen victim to terrorism.

Published in Dawn, March 3rd, 2016

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