UDIENZA AL PRESIDENTE DELLA REPUBBLICA ISLAMICA DEL PAKISTAN, 30.09.2004
UDIENZA AL PRESIDENTE DELLA REPUBBLICA ISLAMICA DEL PAKISTAN
A fine mattinata, il Papa ha ricevuto in Udienza il Presidente della Repubblica Islamica del Pakistan, S.E. il Signor Generale Pervez Musharraf, e gli ha rivolto le parole di saluto che riportiamo di seguito:
● PAROLE DI SALUTO DEL SANTO PADRE
With pleasure I greet you, and those accompanying you, as you come to the Vatican, and I thank you for the kind sentiments you have expressed on behalf of the people of your nation.
In these times of turmoil and violence, I encourage you and your fellow citizens to continue to foster a spirit of dialogue and tolerance in your region. It is only by acknowledging the need for mutual understanding among peoples, through a frank and open exchange of ideas, that the world can obtain authentic justice and peace. Upon you and all the people of Pakistan I cordially invoke the abundant blessings of Almighty God.
[01210-02.02] [Original text: English]