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ISLAMABAD: Like everywhere in the world, Christian community in Pakistan are celebrating their annual religious festival of Easter today.
Special services will be hosted at different places across the country where the believers will attend prayers for salvation and for the progress and prosperity of Pakistan.
Police have made special security arrangements across the country to provide security cover to minority communities on their special prayers.
Easter marks the completion of the Passion of Christ, beginning from Lent and ending with Holy Week, which includes Holy Thursday (also Maundy Thursday which celebrates Jesus’ Last Supper with his 12 Apostles), Good Friday (when Jesus’ crucifixion is observed) and finally ending with Easter Sunday.
The day marks the return of Christ who sacrificed himself for the sins of humanity.