Leader of Majlis-e-Wahdatul Muslimeen Allama Asghar Askari said on Friday that the struggle for the freedom of the people of Palestine would continue untill the resolution of the conflict.
He said that press conferences were being held to inform the media about the events that the Palestine Foundation planned to organise across the country to highlight the issue.
The planned events aim to inform the public about the Palestine issue and to continue moral and political support to the cause.
Askari was joined by Mukhtar Baloch, Pakistan Anjuman-i-Nujawanan Vice-President Muhammad Atta and Allama Haseeb Naziri of Jamia Uloom Nazariya at the press conference.
Speakers said that conferences as well as roundtables would be organised in the cities of Islamabad, Karachi, Lahore, Quetta, Hyderabad, Multan and others to raise support for the cause.
The first of such events will be organised on July 11 in Hyderabad. Conferences will be organised in Islamabad, Lahore, Quetta and Multan on July 12th, and in Karachi on July 14th.
Leaders of various political and religious parties, journalists, civil society and human rights organisations’ representatives as well as leaders of student organisations will be invited to these events.
A photo exhibition will also be organised on July 23 and 24 in Karachi. Speakers at the press conference urged electronic and print media persons to highlight the sufferings of the Palestinian people by airing special programmes.
Published in The Express Tribune, July 5th, 2014.