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Pakistan always supports Palestine cause :says Senate’s body

Islamabad:     Senate Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs met with a delegation of Al-Quds Parliament to discuss the Palestinian issue and other challenges facing the Muslim Ummah, including the Kashmir issue.
Senator Nuzhat Sadiq welcomed the delegation and remarked that the government, parliament and people of Pakistan have always supported the Palestine cause. She informed the visiting delegation that the Senate unanimously passed a resolution against the US decision of recognition of Jerusalem as Israeli capital and shifting of US embassy there.
The visiting delegation which is on a four day visit to Pakistan was headed by Dr. Hamid Abdullah Hussein al-Ahmar, President of the Al Quds Parliament, Syed Abu Musameh, Member of Board, Jarallah Bachir, General Director, Abeadallah Elbelti, General Coordination of Relations.
The visiting delegation stressed hope that the support to the Palestine cause will continue.The visiting delegation stressed that the need of the hour is to have a joint coordinated effort to meet the challenges of the day which cannot be addressed independently and have to be addressed collectively. Members from Pakistan also took part in the Al-Quds forum held in Istanbul and the league looks forward to Pakistani representation in the conference to be held in Kuala Lumpur this year. It is high time that instead of just playing a reactionary role we come into the mode of planning our action plan strategically.
The delegation observed that the declaration of the upcoming conference will be subsequently taken to the next OIC summit to develop a joint strategy of the Muslim world and have it endorsed by the Ummah leaders. They observed that Muslims are for peace but peace should be based on justice and not injustice. Both sides agreed to continue playing a part in bringing forth a strategic projection of the Palestine and Kashmir issue.
The meeting was attended by Senators Dr.Shehzad Waseem, Abdul Rehman Malik, Anwar- ul-Haq Kakar, Asad Ali Junejo, Dr.Asif Kirmani and high officials of the Foreign Office.

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