Pakistan raises a strong voice for Palestine at International forum

Pakistan raises a strong voice for Palestine at International forum

*ISLAMABAD: Pakistan has urged Muslim Ummah to come forward to help Palestinian people, who have been suffering from severe human crisis in occupied territories.*

Addressing the second Conference of the Parliamentary Association for Al-Quds at Istanbul on Monday, Deputy Speaker National Assembly Qasim Suri said Pakistan fully supported the idea for resolution of all international disputes specially Arab-Israel dispute for durable peace in the Middle East.

He said peace in Arab countries was imperative for the peace of whole world.

The deputy speaker said Pakistan’s parliament, government and people had always condemned human rights violations in Palestine and brutal killing of innocent people of Palestine by Israel forces.

Qasim Suri said Pakistan also raised the Kashmir and Palestine issues at all regional and international forums and condemned the Israel’s aggression against the people of Palestine.

He stressed upon international community to persuade the United States for early provision of US funds to the United Nations for provision of food, education and health facilities to Palestinian refugees in occupied territories Lebanon, Jordan and Syria.

Last month at the UN, Pakistan’s Ambassador Maleeha Lodhi called for a resolution of the Palestinian dispute, describing it as an imperative for regional peace and stability.

Permanent representative of Pakistan at the UN, Lodhi said that the “lack of progress on the Palestinian issue had not only betrayed the hopes and aspirations of generations, but had also sowed the seeds of endless hostility and discord in the region.”