Pakistan rejects any delegation visiting Israel: FO
Security guards stand outside the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Islamabad. – AFP
The Foreign Office spokesperson says that the alleged visit was organized by a foreign NGO.
Pakistan’s position on the Palestine issue is clear and unambiguous.
The Foreign Office says that Pakistan consistently supports the inalienable right of the Palestinian people to self-determination.
ISLAMABAD: The Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Thursday categorically rejected the visit of Pakistan’s delegation. Isra Yale.
Responding to media queries, the Foreign Office spokesperson said the visit in question was organized by a foreign non-governmental organization (NGO) not based in Pakistan.
A delegation of Pakistanis including a former government minister met Israeli Foreign Ministry officials in Jerusalem on Wednesday.
According to the Foreign Office, Pakistan’s position on the Palestine issue is clear and unambiguous. “There is no change in our policy that has full national consensus,” the statement said.
The statement further said that. Pakistan Firmly supports the inalienable right of the Palestinian people to self-determination.
According to the relevant resolutions of the United Nations and the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC), the establishment of an independent, viable and contiguous Palestinian state with the pre-1967 borders and Al-Quds al-Sharif as its capital is indispensable. Sustainable peace in the region,” read the statement.
A day earlier, the trip organizer said the delegation also included representatives of the American Muslim and Multicultural Women’s Empowerment Council and Sharaka, a US-based non-governmental group.
“Yes, I am in Jerusalem with a delegation to promote interfaith harmony,” said delegation leader Naseem Ashraf. He refrained from giving more details about the other members of the delegation. Naseem Ashraf used to be the Development Minister of Pakistan and Chairman of Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB).
This trip comes after more than three months of the journalist. Ahmed Qureshiwho also traveled to Jerusalem to promote interfaith harmony, was telecast by Pakistan Television after his visit.
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