- Pakistan on Monday joined the Organization of Islamic Cooperation in the recognition of the first-historically speaking ‘Worldwide Day to Combat Islamophobia.
- PM Imran has been a main worldwide voice in bringing issues to light of the grave outcomes of rising orderly Islamophobia.
- The OIC is currently working with the worldwide local area to celebrate this day at the worldwide level.
Pakistan on Monday joined the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) in the recognition of the first-historically speaking ‘Worldwide Day to Combat Islamophobia.
In accordance with Prime Minister Imran Khan’s vision, Pakistan had introduced a goal to assign March 15 as ‘Worldwide Day to Combat Islamophobia’, at the 47th Session of the OIC Council of Foreign Ministers (CFM) held in Niamey on November 27-28, 2020.
The leader has been a main worldwide voice in bringing issues to light on the grave outcomes of rising orderly Islamophobia and in advancing between confidence congruity.
The goal was consistently embraced by the CFM. The OIC is presently working with the worldwide local area to honor this day at a worldwide level.
The Foreign Office in a proclamation said the OIC’s consistent help for the assignment of this day was an impression of the notions of billions of Muslims around the globe.
Denoting this event, the OIC Group will hold an undeniable level occasion in New York on March 17.
“The scourge of Islamophobia, fuelled by populism, scorn discourse, and absence of information and disinformation, is making impossible enduring Muslim minorities around the planet,” the Pakistani Foreign Office said in an explanation.
It said Islamophobia had taken numerous structures, including negative profiling, crowd lynchings by cow vigilantes, biased laws, assaults on ladies for wearing hijabs, restriction on minarets, negative publicity and disinformation crusades, pronouncements of extreme right gatherings, conscious defacing of Islamic images and heavenly destinations, and endeavors to interface and liken Islam with psychological oppression.
“Such demonstrations jeopardize our common desires for a serene world and amicable future for all,” the assertion added.
The FO said Pakistan had consistently upheld and keeps on driving global endeavors for building spans among societies and civilisations.
“Through the recognition of this day, we need to construct a superior comprehension of Islam and Islamic statutes,” it said.
“We plan to communicate something specific of worldwide fortitude and collaboration. We stay resolved to advance estimations of serene concurrence just as between confidence and social congruity,” the FO said.