- PM Imran Khan meets ambassadors of nations belonging to OIC in Islamabad.
- Says Pakistan’s initiatives had been aimed toward constructing mutual understanding and selling interfaith concord.
- Says Islamophobic acts fan interreligious hatred and disharmony amongst civilisations.
Prime Minister Imran Khan on Monday met the Islamabad-based ambassadors of nations belonging to the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) to debate the problem of Islamophobia in addition to the necessity to strengthen interfaith concord.
Recalling the 2 letters addressed by him to the leaders of the Islamic world final 12 months, the premier briefed the envoys on Pakistan’s efforts on the worldwide degree to create consciousness about Islamophobia and the necessity to collectively handle the phenomenon.
The prime minister pressured that Pakistan’s initiatives had been aimed toward constructing mutual understanding and selling interfaith concord.
Noting that Islamophobic acts fan interreligious hatred and disharmony amongst civilisations, PM Khan referred to as for addressing the underlying causes for the rise in such incidents worldwide.
Falsely equating Islam with radicalism and terrorism, he added, was resulting in the marginalisation and stigmatisation of Muslims.
The premier emphasised that the vilification of Islamic precepts and non secular personalities, wrongly justified underneath the garb of the proper to freedom of expression or opinion, hurts the feelings of 1.5 billion Muslims around the globe.
PM Khan urged the OIC to work collectively for making the worldwide group perceive the deep-rooted love and reverence of all Muslims for the Holy Prophet (PBUH) and the Holy Quran.
The prime minister additionally underlined the necessity for instituting authorized safeguards aimed toward defending the sensitivities of all non secular teams. He underscored the crucial of OIC’s collective efforts to mission the true picture of Islam and its message of peace and tolerance.
The premier reaffirmed that Pakistan remained dedicated to dialogue and cooperation with all members of the worldwide group for selling common values of tolerance, mutual respect and peaceable co-existence amongst all nations and peoples.