Pakistani singer Ali Zafar raised the issue of Gaza at the DIAFA Awards in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
Zafar had won the award of Best Pakistani Singer at the award ceremony. Taking to the stage, he appreciated the platform of the DIAFA Awards for bringing to light the ongoing atrocities in Gaza.
“I am indebted to the committee and the team and particularly moved by the gesture that this ceremony brings to light the plights of a very important cause which is what is happening in Gaza, what has been happening in Palestine for decades,” he said.
Later the singer-turned-actor was seen rubbing shoulders with Bollywood celebrities. Zafar has appeared in quite a few Bollywood movies including Mera Brother ki Dulhan, Tere Bin Laden, and others.
Pakistani celebrities are showing unequivocal support for Gaza. They have been using their social media platforms to bring to light the atrocities in Gaza. He urged celebrities to leverage their social media platforms to raise the issue as much as possible.
Pakistani singer Atif Aslam has made a heartfelt contribution of PKR 15 million towards vital medical and food aid for Gaza, Palestine. His generous gesture comes during a challenging time for the region and has been warmly acknowledged by the Alkhidmat Foundation Pakistan, the organization to which he donated.
The Alkhidmat Foundation Pakistan expressed deep gratitude on Instagram, saying, “Deep gratitude to the esteemed Atif Aslam for his generous contribution of 15 million PKR towards essential medical and food aid for Gaza, Palestine during these trying times. We humbly request your support for the Alkhidmat Gaza Fund.”
Atif Aslam’s donation not only showcases his compassion but also sets an inspiring example of how influential individuals can positively impact the lives of those in need.
Currently, a ceasefire agreement is being followed between Hamas and Israel following relentless and indiscriminate bombing in Gaza by Israeli forces. The death toll from the month-long conflict has claimed more than 12,000 lives in Gaza. Children are among the most killed in this recent bout of the deadly Israel-Palestine conflict.