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Wednesday, October 20th, 2021

Peace in Middle East to remain elusive till Palestinian issue resolved in line with United Nation Resolutions: Ghous Bux Mahar

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Islamabad: Pakistan believes that unless the Palestinian problem is resolved in just and fair manner in accordance with the relevant UN Security Council Resolutions, Arab Peace Plan and in line with the wishes of the Palestinian people, peace in Middle East will remain elusive. The PML-Q leader and the Federal Minister for Privatisation Mr. Ghous Bux Khan Mahar said during a meeting with Palestinian Envoy to Pakistan Mr. Hazem Hussain Abu Shanab who called on him here today.

Mr. Ghous Bux Mahar said that Pakistan has time and again condemned the use of force by Israeli forces against the civil population in the occupied territories and strongly condemned Israel’s actions at the international for a and played an active role to muster support for the besieged people of Gaza. The UN Human Rights Council in a special meeting adopted a resolution sponsored by Pakistan, on behalf of the OIC, condemning the outrage attack by Israeli forces on Flotilla and called for dispatching an independent fact finding mission to investigate the violation of international law, he added.

The Minister invited Palestinian investors to avail the vast scope of investment opportunities in the green and brown fields of Pakistan in all sectors to transform the existing brotherly relations between the two countries in business relations on both sides to promote the economic interaction.

While lauding the consistent and continuous support of the government and the People of Pakistan for the Palestinian cause, the Palestinian Envoy to Pakistan Mr. Hazem Hussain Abu Shanab said that in 1988 Pakistan was among the pioneer countries to recognize the independence of Palestine while during the ongoing process to get recognize the independence of Palestine by other countries, Pakistan could play significant role, he said and added that there existed vast scope for Pakistani investors in the construction sector in Palestine.

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