Pakistan’s National Assembly has rejected a minority Christian member’s constitutional amendment bill that, if passed, would have had allowed non-muslims in Pakistan to become President or Prime Minister of the country. The same comes days after Pakistan’s Prime Minister Imran Khan alleged the Indian government of denying Indian Muslims their fundamental rights.
The bill was proposed by Naveed Aamir Jeeva, a Christian lawmaker. Pakistani Minister Ali Muhammad opposing the same said Pakistan is the Islamic Republic where only a Muslim can become President and Prime Minister.
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