Business leaders condemn genocide of Rohingya Muslims

June 9, 2015 Off By Web Desk

KARACHI: The leadership of Businessmen Group and Office Bearers of the Karachi Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KCCI) have strongly condemned the atrocities committed against the Rohingya Muslim community in Myanmar (Burma).

In a statement issued, Chairman Businessmen Group and Former President KCCI Siraj Kassam Teli, Vice Chairmen BMG and Former Presidents Tahir Khaliq, Zubair Motiwala, Haroon Farooki and Anjum Nisar, President KCCI, Iftikhar Ahmed Vohra, Senior Vice President KCCI Mohammad Ibrahim Kasumbi, Vice President KCCI Agha Shahab Ahmed Khan and KCCI Managing Committee members, while expressing deep concern over widespread killings of Muslims in Myanmar, said that killings and persecution of Muslims in such a brutal manner is blatant violation of fundamental humanitarian principles.

They urged the Pakistani government to utilize diplomatic channels on urgent basis to stop the potential genocide of Muslims in Myanmar.

BMG leadership and KCCI Office Bearers also urged the international community, particularly the United Nations and other international human rights organizations, to pressurize the Burmese government for ending the massacre and vocally raise voice against the barbaric killings of Muslim in Myanmar as the situation was likely to fuel hatred.