Advisor to Lieutenant Governor, Farooq Khan today reiterated that the teachings of Jesus Christ are more relevant in present turbulent world.
He made these remarks while attending Christmas celebrations at St. Mary’s Cathedral Church, Gandhi Nagar here today.
On the occasion, the Advisor extended his wishes to the people and prayed for peace, progress and prosperity of J&K and the nation. He said Christmas is a festival of life and celebrates the oneness of humanity irrespective of religion.
The Advisor also met Bishop Ivan Pereira and other functionaries of the Church and conveyed the Christmas greetings of Lieutenant Governor of Union Territory of J&K, GC Murmu.
During the interaction, the Advisor said that Jesus Christ came for the whole humanity and his teachings have remained relevant for all the eras and more appropriate in present troubling times.
The Advisor also toured the Church and witnessed Christmas celebrations and interacted with the people there including children.
The Church functionaries appreciated and thanked the Advisor for his visit.
Later in the evening, Advisor Khan also attended the Christmas celebration at St Paul Church, Wazarat Road.
On the occasion, the Advisor extended greetings to the Christian Community and also interacted with the Church functionaries.