The Caretaker Prime Minister of Pakistan, Anwar ul Haq Kakar held meeting with the President of Palestine, Mahmoud Abbas, during his visit to Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. It is to be noted that, the Caretaker Prime Minister of Pakistan, Anwar ul Haq Kakar is in Riyadh to attend the Extraordinary Summit of the OIC.
The meeting between both the leaders have also taken place during the Summit of the OIC. The Summit is mainly convened with an ideology to discuss the dire situation in the occupied Palestine resulting from the aggression of the Israeli occupation forces both in Gaza and the West Bank.
During the meeting, PM Kakar has extended unflinching solidarity of Pakistan with the people of Palestine.
PM Kakar also shared the details about the above mentioned through his official social media handle, adding that, “I met with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas in Riyadh, where I expressed the feelings of the Pakistani people, and that we stand steadfastly in solidarity with the Palestinian people in light of the tragic losses that both Gaza and the West Bank are suffering.”
He strongly denounced the indiscriminate use of force by Israeli occupation forces and bombing of hospitals, refugee camps, schools and residential buildings, resulting in the loss of more than ten thousand precious lives and forced displacement of Palestinian families.
Noting to this, Palestinian President Abbas has appreciated the expression of solidarity by Pakistan in the ongoing difficult time and its principled stance on the right of self-determination of the Palestinian people.
The two leaders emphasized the urgency of an unconditional ceasefire, end to the siege of Gaza and smooth delivery of vital humanitarian aid and medical assistance to the affected population. They underlined the need for international collaboration to stop Israel from further bloodshed.
Prime Minister Kakar and President Abbas noted the timeliness of the Extraordinary Summit of the OIC and appealed to the global community, particularly the United Nations and its pertinent organizations, to take resolute measures to uphold principles of justice and humanity and end the carnage of the Palestinian people.
Prime Minister Kakar underscored Pakistan’s unwavering commitment to a fair and enduring resolution of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, founded on the two-state solution, leading to the establishment of a sovereign and viable Palestinian state with Al Quds Al Sharif as its capital, along borders that existed prior to 1967 enshrined in several OIC resolutions.