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PM calls for unity among Muslim Ummah to support Kashmir, Palestine

According to PM Imran Khan, Palestine and Jammu & Kashmir disputes are among the main reasons for restlessness in the Muslim world. Therefore, he called for solidarity among the Muslim ummah to support the Palestinian and Kashmir causes and urged that these long-standing disputes should be solved according to UN resolution and OIC.

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Prime Minister Imran Khan Tuesday said that Palestine and Jammu & Kashmir disputes were among the principal root causes of disaffection in the Muslim world.

PM Khan called for solidarity among the Muslim ummah to support the Palestinian and Kashmir causes and stressed the imperative to resolve these long-standing disputes in accordance with the resolutions of the UN Security Council and Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC).

The prime minister was talking to a delegation of the Arab Parliament, headed by its President Adel Bin Abdul Rahman Al Asoomi that called on him.

The prime minister also called on Muslim countries to act collectively to counter growing Islamophobia, evident in different parts of the world.

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He extended a warm welcome to the president of the Arab Parliament and the accompanying delegation.

While mentioning the historic bonds between the peoples of the Arab world and Pakistan, the prime minister emphasized the importance attached by Pakistan to peace, stability, and prosperity in the Middle East region.

He also shared with the delegation his vision of a transformed Pakistan. He said that Pakistan’s economic security paradigm is centered on the three pillars of peace, development partnerships, and connectivity.

The president of the Arab parliament thanked the prime minister for receiving the delegation.

He appreciated the role Pakistan had played in support of the Muslim causes, including Palestine.

He also called for a unanimous approach to deal with the regional and global challenges confronting the Muslim Ummah.

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PM demands Muslim states to take action on Islamophobia

In May, during an OIC meeting, PM Khan emphasized that the vilification of Islamic precepts and religious personalities, wrongly justified under the garb of the right to freedom of expression or opinion, hurt the sentiments of 1.5 billion Muslims around the world.

The prime minister urged the OIC to work together for making the international community understand the deep-rooted love and reverence of all Muslims for the Holy Prophet (Peace Be Upon Him) and the Holy Quran.

He also underlined the need for instituting legal safeguards aimed at protecting the sensitivities of all religious groups.

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Courtesy: APP with additional input by GVS

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