96% of its population of 150 million is Muslim. An Islamic Republic, the government has been pursuing a policy of Islamization of the legal system, taxation and public life, despite widespread popular misgivings. This has resulted in extreme excesses in the persecution of Christians under the infamous “Blasphemy Law”. According to this law it is forbidden to speak against the Koran or the Prophet Mohammed, under the sentence of death.
VFA´s partner organisation in Lahore is active throughout the country with a preaching and teaching ministry. In their center discipleship training and counseling is offered.
In Peshawar our partner organisations are active in relief help for refugees, flood and earthquake victims. In the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Province, the former Northwest Frontier Province, VFA supports the local Christian church.