SHEFFIELD: Pakistan Muslim Center (PMC) Sheffield at the advent of Christmas arranges special program for Roma Slovakian immigrants to make the festival a memorable.
At this time when whole Europe is witnessing hustle and bustle on the occasion of Christmas while religious communities including Muslims who are not celebrating Christmas but are making efforts to make this festival of Christian community a memorable.
Muslims in Britain and Muslim and Pakistan Centers are arranging functions for the Christian community.
PMC Sheffield also arranged a function with the purpose to sit with Roma Slovakian immigrants and share their joy and love on this auspicious occasion.
The function conducted by Chaudhry Mukhtar Tufail was addressed by Chief Executive of City Council John Maddresul, Lord David Modi, Lord Clive Betus, Police and Crime Commissioner Ian Billing and High Sherriff of South Yorkshire J C Brahama.
The speakers greeted the participants on this occasion and praised the PMC management for holding such a function.
Chairman PMC Chaudhry Muhammad Ali in his speech said Pakistani community is well aware of the problems Roma Slovakian community is facing in Britain.
The humiliation Asian community faced for being unaware of English language and due to color and creed is still alive in their hearts, he said, adding but Asian community worked hard to make a space in British society and they have played an important in socio economic uplift of Britain.
“We welcome Roma Slovakian community in Sheffield and provide them all out help and support in adjustment in British society”, he said.
He invited the officials of recently formed Roma Community Forum South Yorkshire on stage and introduced them with the participants.
Roma Forum Chairman thanked the management of PMC and Pakistani community for the love and affection they have shown on this occasion. He said his community is facing many problems other than language, jobs andresidence. Though our entry in Britain is not illegal for being citizens of a member country of European Union, but even then community members are feeling alone and helpless in this country.
He said under these circumstance support shown by PMC is encouraging for Roma Slovakian community.
At the end musical program was arranged and gifts were distributed among guests.