Intl Quds Day observed across Pakistan
Int'l Quds Day observed across Pakistan
1 June 2019
Islamabad, May 31, IRNA -- International day of Al-Quds was observed across Pakistan on Friday with mass rallies held to condemn Zionists’ atrocities against innocent people of Palestine.
Majlis Wahdat-e-Muslimeen Pakistan (MWM) and National Solidarity Council of Pakistan have organized rallies in different parts of Pakistan.
Founder of the Islamic Revolution Imam Khomeini initiated the International Quds Day as an integral part of the holy fasting month of Ramadan so that Muslims would never forget their responsibility and duty towards Palestine and all oppressed people in the world. The day is held each year on the last Friday of Ramadan.
On the occasion Government of Pakistan in a statement said: Qud's day is being observed today to express unwavering support for Palestinians. “Govt of Pakistan stands firm with people of Palestine for their struggle against oppression and occupation,” it said.
“International Community must intervene to stop the bloodshed in Palestine,” added Pakistan government its tweet message.
Several protest rallies were staged in different parts of Pakistan including Islamabad, Rawalpindi, Lahore, Peshawar and Karachi, where protestors denounced the Zionist aggression against Palestine.
In the rallies the protesters also strongly condemned US unwavering support to Zionist Regime and the controversial deal of the century.
During rallies angry protesters also torched US and Zionist regime flags and chanted slogans against them. Special prayers were offered at mosques for liberation of Palestine.
The religious scholars in their speeches on the occasion said that Bait-ul-Muqaddas is common heritage of the Muslims which has been under illegal occupation of the Zionist forces.
The religious scholars in special meetings passed resolutions against Zionist’s illegal occupation of the holy Muslim land and holy mosque, Al Quds.
They said that the struggle of Muslims will continue till the abolition of the discriminatory policies towards Muslims. They demanded that Muslims of Palestine should be given equal rights.
They urged upon Muslim countries to resolve their differences through dialogue and not allow the enemy to weaken the Muslim world.
Special security arrangements were taken to provide foolproof security to Al-Quds rallies.
Programs, seminars and conferences were also held across Pakistan to highlight the cause of Palestine.