Myanmar killings: Senate lodges protest, vows to move resolution

Senator Zahid Khan says killings in K-P, Karachi should also not be ignored.

July 31, 2012

ISLAMABAD: Senators from the treasury and opposition benches on Tuesday strongly condemned the ongoing massacre of Muslims in Myanmar and vowed to move a resolution after taking the Foreign Office on-board.     

Leader of the Opposition in Senate Ishaq Dar, speaking on a point of order, strongly condemned the killings of Muslims in Myanmar, and added that the Foreign Office should be consulted before finalising the condemnation resolution.

Senator Abdul Ghafoor Haidery, Shahi Syed, Rubina Khalid also condemned the killings.

On the other hand, Senator Zahid Khan said that the killings in Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa and Karachi should also be kept in mind while condemning the massacre in Myanmar.

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