TOBA TEK SINGH - The Christian community thronged the Christmas bazaars set up in all the three tehsils of the district on Saturday which will continue till the evening of December 24.

In Toba the Christmas bazaar has been set up at St Peter's high school. TMA Administrator Malik Khadim Hussain Jeelani and TMO Azahar Nabi Dewan visited the bazaar and told that flour and other daily-use commodities were being provided on subsidised rates by the Punjab government. Christian leaders including PML-N Minority Wing President Rasheed Jalal, former district council minority member Ayub Anjum, Ashfaq Fateh and Rafia Salomi have thanked Punjab CM Shahbaz Sharif for setting up Christmas bazaars to facilitate the Christian community on the eve of their religious festival across the province.

FUNERAL IN ABSENTIA: The funeral in absentia was offered here on Saturday in Jamia Mosque Rizwan Ahle Hadith for late Imam Ka'aba Abdullah Al-Sabeel. Sahibazada Sheikain Toheedi led the funeral.