- JUI-F to meet key Hamas leaders Ismail Haniyeh, Khaled Mashal.
- Fazal will also meet Arab leaders to ensure aid reaches Gaza.
- JUI-F spokesperson had confirmed Fazal’s leaving Pakistan.
ISLAMABAD: As the war in Gaza shows no signs of stopping, Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam-Fazl (JUI-F) chief Maulana Fazlur Rehman has arrived in Qatar to meet the Hamas leadership, sources said. geo news on Sunday.
According to sources, the JUI-F chief will meet Qatar-based Hamas leader Ismail Haniyeh and the resistance group’s former chief Khaled Mashal.
During the visit, Fazal is also expected to reach out to Arab world leadership to find a way to provide aid to Gaza, where a serious humanitarian crisis has emerged after Israel attacked Gaza on October 7 following a Hamas offensive.
Sources had shared that JUI-F leaders had flown to Qatar from Pakistan to meet the Hamas leadership and find a way to ensure aid reaches Gaza between Friday and Saturday.
earlier today news Sources close to the JUI-F chief were reported to have said that he had left for Gaza to provide aid to the besieged Palestinians.
JUI-F spokesperson Aslam Ghauri confirmed to the publication that the Pakistan Democratic Movement (PDM) chairman has left for Gaza, but did not share any details regarding the trip.
Sources said that Fazal is the first religious-political leader of any Muslim country to enter the war zone.
The party said that Maulana Fazal’s movement was kept secret because he wanted to quietly reach out to the devastated people and offer them assistance. Sources had told that he was taking food and medicines with him. news,
The publication said that after addressing a massive rally “Toofan Al-Aqsa March” and “Sindh Aman Conference” in Karachi, Fazal left for “some destination” from where he would reach out to the oppressed people of Gaza. .
Israel’s attack continues
Israel’s war on Palestinians and the ongoing bombing of the Gaza Strip are increasing the humanitarian crisis.
Occupation forces led by Benjamin Netanyahu have stepped up their ground campaign and bombardment of Gaza over the past four weeks, killing thousands of Palestinians, including children.
For its frequent attacks, Israel accuses Hamas of hiding among civilians and when it faces criticism for targeting besieged civilians, it uses this explanation as an excuse.
After Turkey recalled its envoy to Israel, several countries also broke diplomatic ties with Tel Aviv, whose forces have besieged Gaza for 17 years.
Global powers, including the United States and the United Nations, have called on Israel to ensure that civilian casualties are avoided in its continued effort to eliminate Hamas, but to no avail.
The United Nations is also calling for an immediate ceasefire so that aid can flow smoothly at least to the war-torn strip and hostages can be exchanged.
However, Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu has refused to stop his military offensive on Gaza and has insisted they will continue to attack the Hamas-run territory.