Call to observe International Al-Quds Day at government level


KARACHI: Leaders of political and religious parties at a seminar have demanded of the Government of Pakistan to observe the International Al-Quds Day in Pakistan at government level on 22nd of Ramazan to express solidarity with the oppressed people of Palestine.

The Israeli illegitimate occupation on Palestine and ongoing Zionist settlements on the land of Palestine by violating the United Nation resolutions is condemnable, they said while addressing the seminar, organized by Palestine Foundation Pakistan at a local auditorium on Tuesday evening.

Large number of people from different walks of life and representatives of civil society attended the seminar held in support of Palestinians and to condemn the Zionist Israel atrocities on Palestine.

The leaders described the Palestine issue as the core issue of the Muslim world related to the entire region’s peace. They said the unrest in the Middle East and North African countries was part of the ‘greater Israel plot’.

In his address, Milli Yakjehti Council (MYC) Provincial President & leader Of Jamaat-e-Islami Asad Ullah Bhutto alleged that the United States, United Kingdom and Western countries are responsible of the Israeli crimes on Palestine adding that Zionist occupied the land of Palestine six decades ago with the support of Britain and other western countries.

PML-Q Central leader Haleem Adil Sheikh claimed that Israel is responsible of the recent unrest in Pakistan, Iraq, Yemen, Afghanistan, Syria and Libya adding that both India and Israel are creating the unrest and chaos in Muslim countries to destabilize the entire region.

Majlis-e-Wehdatul Muslimeen (MWM) leader Maulana Baqir Zaidi underlined the need of unity among Muslims of the world to foil the Israeli agenda against Palestine and Muslims of the world.

PTI leader Firdous Shamim said that solidarity of Pakistan is essential for solidarity of Palestine. He commended the role of Palestine foundation to highlight the issue of Palestine in Pakistan organizing such programs to aware the masses about the crimes did by Zionist regime Israel.

Former Senator Allama Abbas Kumaili of Jaffaria Alliance Pakistan condemned the silence of human rights organizations, United Nations, the United States and the United Kingdom over the illegal Israeli settlements in Palestine.