They discuss matters of mutual interest, condemn ongoing atrocities in Gaza
Gen Munir says Pakistan, Saudi Arabia have strong strategic ties
PM Kakar urges on educating youth about rich Islamic history, culture
ISLAMABAD: Imam-e-Kaaba Sheikh Saleh bin Abdullah bin Muhammad Humaid called on Chief of Army Staff General Syed Asim Munir in Rawalpindi on Friday.
They discussed matters of mutual interest and condemned the ongoing atrocities in Gaza, oppression of Muslims in Indian Illegally Occupied Jammu and Kashmir.
They expressed solidarity with the people of Palestine and Kashmir.
The Army Chief welcomed the Imam-e-Kaaba and highlighted that his visit to Pakistan is a matter of honour for the Pakistanis.
He said Muslims across the world have boundless reverence for Harmain Shraifain and profound respect for its custodian.
General Syed Asim Munir said Pakistan and Saudi Arabia have strong strategic relations based on historic religious and cultural ties and unique reverence for Saudi Arabia in the hearts of Pakistanis apart from the unanimity of views between the two countries.
On the occasion, the Imam-e-Kaaba said Islam is a religion of peace and brotherhood and there is no space for misconstrued interpretations of Islam.
He prayed for the peace, stability and unity of Ummah.
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Earlier, Caretaker Prime Minister Anwaar-ul-Haq met Imam-e-Kaaba Professor Dr. Sheikh Saleh bin Abdullah bin Humaid. The PM emphasized on educating the youth about rich Islamic history and culture through documentaries to combat Islamophobia.
He called for broadcasting these documentaries in different languages to spread the true essence of Islam in every nook and corner of the world.
The Prime Minister also strongly condemned the oppression of Palestinians in Gaza and the indiscriminate killing of children.
Expressing complete solidarity with the people of Palestine, he called for immediate ceasefire in Gaza. He also emphasized the establishment of relief routes for delivering aid to Gaza.
Anwaar-ul-Haq Kakar commended the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques and the Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia for sending a clear message of unconditional support for the Palestinians through the Islamic leadership conference on the situation in Gaza.
Talking about Pakistan-Saudi relations, the Prime Minister said the two countries share historical and longstanding fraternal ties based on shared beliefs, destinies, and strong cultural foundations. He said Saudi Arabia has always supported Pakistan in difficult times.
The Prime Minister expressed gratitude for Saudi cooperation in the progress of education and health sectors in Pakistan.
He highlighted the care provided by the Saudi Government to Pakistani workforce in the Kingdom.
Anwaar-ul-Haq Kakar also welcomed the establishment of a news agency from the platform of the Islamic Cooperation Organization.
Speaking on the occasion, the Imam-e-Kaaba praised significant role of the Pakistani workforce in the development and prosperity of Saudi Arabia.
He highlighted the longstanding fraternal relations between Pakistan and Saudi Arabia.
Dr Sheikh Saleh bin Abdullah bin Humaid emphasized the importance of education of the new generation as per Islamic values.
He also expressed gratitude for the splendid hospitality extended by Pakistan.