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PM emphasizes importance of promoting unity, solidarity among Islamic countries

Prime Minister Imran Khan has emphasized the need to advance the cause of justice for Muslims worldwide, including through the platform of OIC.

Talking to the foreign Minister of Arab Republic of Egypt Sameh Hassan Shoukry who called on him in Islamabad on Monday, he emphasized the importance of promoting unity and solidarity among Islamic countries, with a focus on the achievement of prosperity and sustainable development through increased cooperation.

The Prime Minister discussed various issues of mutual interest with Foreign Minister Shoukry.

The Prime Minister noted the historic and deep-rooted fraternal ties between Pakistan and Egypt.

Expressing satisfaction at the close cooperation between the two brotherly countries, the Prime Minister stressed the importance of building upon the solid foundation to further expand the bilateral political relationship into economic and commercial domains.

Prime Minister Imran Khan also exchanged views with Foreign Minister Shoukry on different regional and global issues as well as the matters of the Islamic Ummah.

He highlighted the egregious human rights violations in Indian Illegally Occupied Jammu and Kashmir and the threat posed to regional security by India’s irresponsible actions.

The Prime Minister lauded the unanimous adoption of landmark resolution by the UNGA on declaring 15 March as the ‘International Day to Combat Islamophobia.’

The Prime Minister stated that this recognition by the General Assembly would help combat the contemporary challenges of racism, discrimination and violence against Muslims, and promote interfaith harmony.

Source: Radio Pakistan

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