New York (Web Dsk): Pakistan has proposed a six-point plan at United Nations to address faith-based hatred and Islamophobia, Radio Pakistan reported.
As per details, the plan was proposed by Pakistan's Permanent Representative to the United Nations (UN), Maleeha Lodhi at an event “Countering terrorism and other acts of violence based on religion or belie" at UN Headquarters.
Chairing the event we organised with Turkey & UNOCT to discuss the topic ‘ Countering Terrorism and other acts of violence based on religion or belief: fostering tolerance and inclusivity’ at the UN today pic.twitter.com/BmrGp6ubZ8— Maleeha Lodhi (@LodhiMaleeha) June 24, 2019
The event was organized by Pakistan with Turkey, the Holy See and the United Nations to discuss this issue and help in charting a way forward.
Addressing the gathering, Dr Maleeha Lodhi said Prime Minister Imran Khan had repeatedly called for urgent action to counter Islamophobia at various forums.
Other speakers also called for effective steps to counter the challenge posed by the growing phenomenon of faith-based hatred and violence.