Karachi, Dec 23: Christmas Celebrations to commemorate the birth of Jesus Christ have started in DHA which are being held in a festive mood with great fanfare. Cake Cutting Ceremonies were held in different DHA's institutions, setups and Head Office as a goodwill and affectionate gesture for Christian employees. The head of departments/setups of DHA joined the ceremonies to show solidarity with the Christian community.

A cake cutting ceremony was held at DHA Head Office in a befitting manner which was also attended by Administrator DHA Brig Shahid Hassan Ali. Administrator greeted the Christian staff and wished them best of health, happiness and prosperity in life. He said that such auspicious occasions revoke the spirit of cohesion and harmony in the community.

A special colourful ceremony was also held at DHA Horticulture Directorate at Nisar Shaheed Park which was attended by a large number of Christian employees. Various Defence Authority Clubs have also arranged fascinating programmes for the Christian community of DHA. Defence Authority Marina Club arranged free joy boating and cruise in Gizri Creek for DHA's Christian staff and their families on the eve of Christmas.

DHA Sports Club (Moin Khan Academy) in DHA Phase-VIII is providing free sports facilities to Christian staff and their families on 24th and 25th December. Similarly many more joyous activities are being held in various DHA Clubs and educational institutions. All these activities / functions are manifest of DHA's progressive and enlightened vision for community's welfare and wellbeing.