- Riyadh Lieutenant Governor welcomed PM Kakkar at Riyadh airport.
- Israel killed more than 11,000 Palestinians in the continued aggression.
- Pakistan expresses full solidarity with Palestine and its people.
RIYADH: Caretaker Prime Minister Anwar-ul-Haq Kakkar arrived in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia on Friday to attend an emergency meeting of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) on the war situation in Gaza, as Israel continues to occupy the besieged territory. .
The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) has called for an extraordinary summit of the OIC to discuss the escalating situation in Gaza.
A month after the war, Israel has killed more than 11,000 Palestinians in a deadly offensive in the Gaza Strip, forcing thousands of refugees from their homes, while global powers fail to end the ongoing aggression. Are.
Prince Mohammed bin Abdulrahman bin Abdulaziz, Deputy Governor of Riyadh, welcomed Premier Qakar upon his arrival at King Khalid International Airport in the Saudi capital.
Pakistan Ambassador Ahmed Farooq and senior Saudi and Pakistani officials were present on the occasion.
During his three-day official visit, PM Kakkar will attend an emergency meeting in Riyadh to discuss Israeli aggression on Gaza.
He will also hold separate meetings with heads of state and government visiting other countries.
Pakistan has expressed full solidarity with Palestine and its people and continues to condemn Israel’s brutal, disproportionate and indiscriminate use of force against civilians, including besieged women and children, in Gaza.
Israel has stepped up its ground campaign and bombardment of the Gaza Strip in response to Hamas’ October 7 attacks, catching Netanyahu Benjamin’s administration by surprise.
Accusing the Palestinian resistance group of hiding among civilians, Tel Aviv is using this explanation as an excuse when it faces criticism for targeting besieged civilians.
Honduras, Chile, Colombia, Bolivia, Jordan and Bahrain have recalled their envoys to Israel, and some have also severed 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.