ISLAMABAD: The federal cabinet on Tuesday decided to send medical aid to Palestine on humanitarian grounds in view of the medical emergency faced by the Palestinians as a result of Israeli aggression.
The meeting of federal cabinet was held in Islamabad with Prime Minister Imran Khan in the chair.
Later talking to media about the decisions taken in the cabinet meeting, Minister for Information and Broadcasting Chaudhary Fawad Hussain said Prime Minister Imran Khan had provided leadership to the Muslim Ummah from day one on the Palestine issue.
He said Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah laid the foundation of Pakistan’s policy on Palestine and Imran Khan was trustee of it. The Information Minister said the Palestinian leadership also acknowledges Pakistan’s firm stance on the matter.
Chaudhary Fawad Hussain said the nation will observe solidarity day with the Palestinians on Friday.
On the other hand, during a meeting in Ankara Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi and his Turkish counterpart Mevlut Cavusoglu have condemned the Israeli aggression against unarmed Palestinians and their forced eviction from their homes.
The two foreign ministers also decided to jointly raise voice against the Israeli persecution of Palestinians.
Shah Mahmood Qureshi said we will not leave alone our Palestinian brothers.
He said the entire Muslim community was in a state of pain due to the Israeli bombardment and the violence against Palestinians during Ramazan-ul-Mubarak and Eid-ul-Fitr.