Rawalpindi : Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) founder and Jamat- ud- Dawa (JuD) chief Hafiz Muhmmad Saeed thanked Iranian Government and regretted the non participation of Saudi Arabia and other Arab countries in emergency meeting of Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) held in Turkey on 13 December.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan invited the members of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) to attend an urgent meeting to discuss the status of Jerusalem, only 16 out of 57 heads of state had participated in the meeting while Saudi Arabia, UAE, Egypt and Bahrain sent lower-level ministers and officials to participate the OIC summit.
Addressing Friday Sermon to the participants of Difa-e-Pakistan council (DPC) rally at Liaqat Bagh in Rawalpindi Hafiz Saeed said,” we thanked the government of Iran, Russia and China because they voted against the United States regarding the issue of Bait ul Muqaddas at United Nations, but at the same time Hafiz Saeed criticized the non participation of some Arab countries including Saudi Arabia who did not send their high officials to take part in the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) in Turkey earlier this month. We regret with sorrow the shocking response of Arab Countries as Jerusalem is supposed to be one of the most important issues for Arabs and Muslims, Hafiz Saeed added.
Palestinian ambassador to Pakistan Walid Abu Ali also attended the event organised by the Difa-e-Pakistan Council which was harshly criticized by India. Palestinian ambassador to Pakistan Walid Abu Ali thanked Pakistani nation for their love and attachment with Palestine. “Pakistan is the supporter of Islam and Muslims. With Pakistan’s tremendous support to Palestine cause, we do not feel alone. We have to ensure freedom and security of Masjid Al-Aqsa.”
“We are taking up the matter strongly with the Palestinian ambassador in New Delhi and with the Palestinian authorities,” External Affairs Ministry spokesperson Raveesh Kumar said. The development comes a week after India voted against the United States’ move to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital at the United Nations.
Addressing the Tuhaffaz e Bait ul Muqaddas Conference, Chairman Difa e Pakistan Council (DPC) Moulana Sami ul Haq announced to continue struggle for liberation of Kashmir & Palestine and stability of Pakistan. He said, “We have to unite to defend Islam and Pakistan. DPC platform is beyond any political attachment. Power of Jihad destroyed Soviet Union and NATO.” He emphasized rulers to show modesty and play their role for protection of Islam.
Central leadership of Difa e Pakistan Council (DPC) has announced to launch a countrywide movement for the liberation of Kashmir and Palestine as well as for the protection n of the Prophet’s (SAW) honor and sanctity of and the Khatm e Nabuwwat belief. Declaring Bait ul Muqaddas and Haramain Sharifain hearts of Ummah, the participants warned US and Israel to hands off the sensitivities of the Muslims and wrap up the nefarious plots lest its so-called supremacy be buried in Bait ul Muqaddas. Thousands of people dominated by Jamat ud Dawa(JuD) activists participated in conference. “Grand public gatherings and event will be organized in whole country to bring the nation on the same page on these issues making them stand united to thwart these contrives of the external and internal enemies.” They added.
Harkat-ul Mujahideen(HuM) founder and head of Ansaar ul Ummah(Aum) Fazal ul Rehman Khalil said, “It is Muslims’ duty to fight for the liberation of Palestine adding that no force on earth can deter us from achieving that. Whole Muslim Ummah is united for Palestine issue.”
Fazal ul Rehman Khalil called Bait ul Muqaddas the ‘Heart of the Islamic World’. He said, “Trump has not only ignited war against Palestine, but also Islam. The US should abstain from wars. The US is on the brink of its own destruction. Supremacy of the US will be buried in Jerusalem.” Ansar ul Ummah chief urged all Muslim countries to stand against Trump’s move and said, “Muslim countries should announce if the US moves its embassy to Jerusalem, all Muslim countries will dispatch their armies to Jerusalem.”