Sanctity of Quran Day’ on Friday

The kingdom will have a look at Friday as ‘Day of the Sanctity of the Holy Quran’ and to protest in opposition to the act of desecration within the Swedish capital of Stockholm on the appeal of Prime Minister Shehbaz Shairf.

According to a statement shared on the social media by means of the ruling Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N), Shehbaz on Tuesday chaired a meeting during which the incident in Sweden also got here below dialogue.

It become decided within the assembly that Friday, July 7, 2023, would be found as Yaum-e-Taqaddus-e-Quran (Day of the Sanctity of the Holy Quran) with national protest rallies against the Sweden incident.

The high minister appealed to the entire country, which includes all political parties, to take part within the protests.

“The entire kingdom, in a single voice, will supply a message to the evil minds,” the announcement said. He asked the PML-N to “completely take part” in the protests.

The high minister also decided that a joint consultation of parliament could be called on Thursday with the goal of devising a countrywide course of action on the Sweden incident.
A joint resolution ought to be passed in the joint consultation,” the top minister said. “The sentiments and feelings of the kingdom need to be completely expressed thru the discussion board of parliament. Honouring the Holy Quran is a part of our religion, [and] we are all united for it.”

PM Shehbaz said, “Misguided minds are pursuing a nefarious agenda through spreading the terrible fashion of Islamophobia.

“Peace-loving international locations and leaders, believing in co-lifestyles must block the route of violent forces harbouring Islamophobia and religious prejudices.

“Violent minds, focused on faith, holy personalities, ideals and ideas, are a hazard to the peace of the world. Forces, who consider in interfaith concord, ought to be a part of palms to counter such tendencies and incidents.”UNHRC to confront Sweden incident

The UN Human Rights Council (HRC) could hold an urgent consultation on Pakistan’s request to deal with the desecration of the Holy Quran, following an incident within the Swedish capital of Stockholm, a spokesperson said on Tuesday.
Pakistan and different nations referred to as for a dialogue of “the alarming rise in premeditated and public acts of non secular hatred as manifested by using recurrent desecration of the Holy Quran in a few European and different nations”, spokesperson Pascal Sim said.

An Iraqi immigrant, Salwan Momika, 37, devoted the Islamophobic act outside the Swedish capital’s essential mosque on June 28, triggering a diplomatic backlash internationally.

The Geneva-based HRC meets for three everyday classes in step with year. The UN’s top rights body is presently inside the second session, which runs till July 14.

The forty seven-member council will exchange its agenda to degree an pressing debate, following a request from Pakistan.

“The pressing debate will maximum likely be convened this week at a date and time to be decided with the aid of the bureau of the Human Rights Council,” Sim told reporters.
Khalil Hashmi, Pakistan’s ambassador in Geneva, wrote to the council president on Monday on behalf of the 19 participants of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC), who are also at the council, plus different OIC countries, to request an pressing debate.

Hashmi stated the “provocative acts” on June 28 were extensively condemned and strongly rejected international.

“These unabated incidents call for instant action via the Human Rights Council,” he stated.

While recognising the right to freedom of opinion and expression, the OIC institution needs movement to prevent recurrences and the development of legal deterrence measures.

The institution also intends to offer a draft decision for adoption by means of the council participants.

Algeria, Malaysia, Qatar, Sudan, Somalia and the United Arab Emirates are the various 19 OIC nations on the 47-member Human Rights Council.

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