Prime Minister Imran Khan has highlighted the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) collective efforts to project the true image of Islam, and its message of peace and tolerance.
The Premier has met the Islamabad-based Ambassadors of countries belonging to the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC), Recalling the 2 letters addressed by him to the leaders of the Islamic world last year, He briefed the Ambassadors on Pakistan’s efforts at the international level to create awareness about Islamophobia and the need to collectively address the phenomenon.
The Prime Minister Imran Khan emphasized that Pakistan’s initiatives were aimed at building mutual understanding and promoting inter-faith harmony, Noting that Islamophobic acts fan inter-religious hatred and disharmony among civilizations.
He called for addressing the underlying reasons for the rise in such incidents worldwide, added that Falsely equating Islam with radicalism and terrorism is leading to the marginalization and stigmatization of Muslims.
The Premier stressed that the vilification of Islamic precepts and religious personalities, wrongly justified under the garb of the right to freedom of expression or opinion, hurts the sentiments of 1.5 billion Muslims around the globe.
He also urged the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) to work together for making the international community understand the deep-rooted love and reverence of all Muslims for the Holy Prophet (P.B.U.H) and the Holy Quran.
The PM Imran Khan underscored the need for instituting legal safeguards aimed at protecting the sensitivities of all religious groups, He reaffirmed that Pakistan remained committed to dialogue and cooperation with all members of the international community for promoting universal values of tolerance, mutual respect and peaceful co-existence among all nations and peoples.
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