ISLAMABAD: Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi said on Sunday that Prime Minister Imran Khan constituted the National Commission for Minority, giving representation to all religions.
Shah Mehmood Qureshi holding a presser in the Saint Merry Church in Multan said that all religions were given representation in the minority commission which focused to show solidarity with the minority community in the country.
“Pakistan gives protection to all religious spots of minorities including the Kartarpur Corridor.” he added
He informed that “A prominent Hindu trader has been appointed as the head of the newly-constituted National Commission for Minorities.”
“I wish that Muslims in India were also satisfied regarding the protection of their religious areas including 400-year-old historical Babri Masjid. The RSS-BJP extremist martyred Babri Masjid and hurt emotions of Muslims, whereas, the supreme court of India became a silent spectator.” he said.
He said that China had shown severe concerns over the moves of India as it started illegal construction in Ladakh. China had offered to hold dialogues with India which was failed due to the New Delhi government. He added that India had silently fled from the area after facing action from China.
Regarding the pandemic situation, the foreign minister said that “The pandemic will also give a negative impact on the budget. The federal government had already distributed Rs144 billion to 12 million people and PM Imran Khan summons the details of those loses jobs due to COVID-19. The government is also willing to introduce a [financial relief] package for the construction and agriculture sectors.”
“We have no plans for point-scoring over the pandemic issue. A session of National Assembly summoned over the request of the opposition.”
Shah Mehmood Qureshi said that the premier will definitely give importance to the recommendations forwarded by the opposition.
While commenting over the government’s strategy after the emergence of probe report of the sugar inquiry commission, Qureshi said PM Imran Khan clarified that indiscriminate action will be taken. He added that the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) and the Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) will be seen in action soon.