In a meaningful demonstration of solidarity, officials from the German Embassy in Islamabad visited Jaranwala to express support for the Christian community following a distressing incident of mob violence.
Witnessing the Aftermath
Head of Communications and Cultural Affairs Dorota Berezicki and Human Rights Counsellor Julia Klein witnessed the aftermath of the mob violence, which resulted in the looting and destruction of Christian places of worship and residences in Jaranwala.
Insights and Briefings
During the visit, HE Bishop Indiras Rehmat, local church officials, and Caritas Office representatives briefed the embassy delegation, providing insights into the ground-level situation and the challenges faced by the affected community.
The German Embassy took swift action to assist the affected families by distributing emergency aid packages contributed by embassy staff. These packages include essential food items, bedding, clothing, and sanitary supplies.
Commitment to Peace and Tolerance
Germany reaffirms its unwavering commitment to principles of peace, Tolerance, and interfaith harmony, believing that no family should face insecurity within their homes due to their faith.