- PM Kakkar met Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas in Riyadh.
- Mahmood Abbas appreciates Pakistan’s expression of solidarity.
- The OIC today held an extraordinary summit on Gaza in Riyadh.
RIYADH: Caretaker Prime Minister Anwar-ul Haq Kakkar met Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas on Friday, where the two leaders underlined the need for international cooperation to prevent Israel from causing more bloodshed.
The meeting took place on the sidelines of the extraordinary summit of the OIC convened to discuss the grave situation in occupied Palestine as a result of the aggression by Israeli occupation forces in both Gaza and the West Bank.
More than 11,000 people have been killed in the bombings since Hamas shocked Israel with unprecedented cross-border attacks on October 7.
Expressing Pakistan’s unwavering solidarity with the Palestinian people, PM Kakkar strongly condemned the indiscriminate use of force and bombing of hospitals, refugee camps, schools and residential buildings by the Israeli occupation forces, resulting in the loss of thousands of precious lives. and forced displacement of Palestinian families.
President Abbas appreciated Pakistan’s expression of solidarity in these difficult times and its principled stand on the right to self-determination of the Palestinian people.
The two leaders stressed the urgency of an unconditional ceasefire, ending the siege of Gaza and the smooth delivery of vital humanitarian assistance and medical assistance to the affected population.
PM Qakar and President Abbas noted the timeliness of the extraordinary OIC summit and called for firm action from the global community, particularly the United Nations and its relevant organizations, to uphold the principles of justice and humanity and end the genocide of the Palestinian people. Appealed to lift it. ,
He underlined Pakistan’s unwavering commitment to a fair and lasting resolution of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, based on a two-state solution, leading to the establishment of a sovereign and viable Palestinian state along its borders with Al Quds Al Sharif . Contained in several OIC resolutions dating back to 1967.