ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Foreign Minister (FM) Shah Mehmood Qureshi on Monday said that Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) resolutions had exposed Indian atrocities and state terrorism in Indian-held Jammu Kashmir (IHK) before the entire world.
Addressing to the National Assembly, FM Qureshi has said that OIC resolutions condemning Indian brutalities in IHK have endorsed the unanimous resolution passed by the Joint sitting of the parliament.
Pakistan achieves goal abstaining OIC session
“We have achieved our goal by abstaining the OIC session held in Abu Dhabi, which Indian External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj could not get by going there,” the minister mentioned. He also said it has been New Delhi’s longstanding desire to become member of the OIC by using Muslim population living in India.
Israel, Myanmar Muslims can’t be offered OIC membership
The FM Qureshi said that Muslims live in Israel and Myanmar, but they cannot be offered membership of the platform meant for Muslim Ummah. He said if Israel cannot become member of OIC on the basis of its Muslim minority, then India can also not be accepted in the forum.
Responding to another question raised by members regarding some remarks made by Minister for Water Resources Faisal Vawda, Shah Mehmood Qureshi said love with the Holy Prophet [PBUH] is a prerequisite for a Muslim.
Vawda should be asked to present explanation of his comments
He said Imran Khan has great love, respect and devotion for the Holy Prophet PBUH and he even removes his shoes on the holy land of Madina. So far as any remarks made by Faisal Vawda, FM Qureshi said that Vawda should be asked to present explanation about what he has said.
The deputy speaker – giving his ruling – summoned Faisal Vawda to appear before the House and present explanation of his comments, he made in a TV programme.
FM says world knows Pakistan stands for peace in region
Earlier today, FM
Qureshi termed that the world has witnessed that Pakistan stands for peace in the region. An important consultative meeting chaired by the foreign minister was held in Islamabad on Monday.
During the meeting, important diplomatic issues including Pak-India escalation came under discussion. Qureshi summoned a consultative meeting today over escalating tensions with India.