On Thursday 11th August 2011, I (Bishop Nadeem Bhinder) was invited by Mr. Syed Yousuf Raza Gillani (Former Prime Minister of Pakistan) for dinner and Iftar Party. On same day, I was also Invited by Mr. Asif Ali Zardari (Former President of Pakistan) to celebrate the Minority Day. It was pleasure to meet High Authorities of Pakistan. Pakistani Catholic Bishop and Arch Bishop Rt. Rev. Ishaq Mazher Sandhu, Bishop Malik (Church of Pakistan), Christians MNAs, MPAs, Mr. Akram Masih Gill (Former Christian Federal Minister), Paul Bhatti (former Advisor of PM) and many other Pastors and Christians Community leaders including many other Muslim leaders were invited in that celebration and dinner.
Almost all Ambassadors from different countries were presented there. During the time of meeting I spoke 10 minutes to share about the problems we Christians are facing by militants in Pakistan. I was appreciated by Mr. Syed Yousuf Raza Gillani. I was so excited when Former PM come to me personally during the time of dinner.