The birth day of Jesus Christ is celebrated differently.
Christians started their day with ceremonies in churches amid beefed up security and prayed for country's sovereignty and prosperity.
The tree is usually decked with different ornaments including baubles, small bells painted gold or silver, stars of different shapes and sizes, pine cones, apples, candies, tinsel and balloons made from glass, metal, wood and ceramic.
A number of top government officials issued Christmas greetings as the prime minister announced observing Christmas at an official level this year, according to MNA Shunila Ruth.
He also appreciated the role of various institutions in the fields of education, health and public welfare being managed by the Christian community across the country.
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He said that the lesson of Christmas teaches one the value of peace among peoples and goodwill toward all and he noted that the government is creating a community of citizens based on mutual respect and aimed at ensuring the common good.
COAS General Bajwa joined the Christian community at Christ Church, Rawalpindi for Christmas festivities. He exhorted Christians to pursue preaches of Jesus Christ.
While leading the Christmas vigil mass at Holy Family Basilica, Father Peter Kamomoe called on Kenyans to embrace Christian teachings to overcome the many challenges and ills facing this nation. "May all your hopes and dreams come true", she added. Irrespective of their religious identity, many people from the city celebrated the festival of Christmas. It is also an occasion to renew the bonds of love, tolerance and compassion, which Jesus taught the world.
"Our message on Christmas is that it is a time of peace and kindness from God and which people should exercise and share".
Rev. Asante was speaking at a special church service in Accra to mark the birth of Jesus Christ on the theme: "The Fullness of God revealed".