Islamabad, Sep 5: Foreign Minister Khawaja Muhammad Asif has expressed deep anguish at the ongoing violence against the Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar.
The Foreign Minister emphasised that the plight of the Rohingya Muslims was a challenge to the conscience of the international community, according to a press release issued by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs here.
According to a report in the “Samaa” yesterday, the Foreign Minister, in this context, supported the OIC’s position condemning the renewed violence affecting the Rohingya Muslim minority resulting in thousands fleeing their homes as well as the systematic and organised destruction of their villages and homes.
The recommendations of the Kofi Annan Commission to address the issues of citizenship, freedom of movement, internally displaced persons, unhindered humanitarian and media access, provision of education, health, and other development requirements as well as urgent and sustained action to prevent violence, maintain peace, foster reconciliation and offer a sense of hope to the Rohingya Muslims. UNI