Associated Press of Pakistan (APP)
Islamabad (UNA-OIC) – Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan said on Tuesday that Palestine and Jammu & Kashmir disputes were among the principal root causes of disaffection in the Muslim world.
He 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 Speaker Adel bin Abdulrahman Al Asoomi that called on him.
The Pakistani premier also called on Muslim countries to act collectively to counter growing Islamophobia, evident in different parts of the world.
While mentioning the historic bonds between the peoples of the Arab world and Pakistan, Imran Khan emphasized the importance attached by Pakistan to peace, stability and prosperity in the Middle East region.
He shared with the delegation his vision of a transformed Pakistan, pointing out that his country’s economic security paradigm centered on the three pillars of peace, development partnerships and connectivity.
Arab Parliament Speaker Al Asoomi thanked the prime minister for receiving the delegation and appreciated Pakistan’s role 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.