MoS Khar calls for formulating Global Action Plan to counter Islamophobia

Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Hina Rabbani Khar has stressed the importance of continued inter-civilizational and inter-faith dialogue to promote peaceful coexistence and harmony.

She was addressing the 9th Global Forum of the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations in Morocco.

The Minister of State highlighted Pakistan’s perspective and concerns about the growing problem of religious intolerance, discrimination, Islamophobia and violence worldwide.

She particularly drew attention towards the state-driven discrimination, hostility and phobia directed against Muslims and Islam, and the ensuing climate of impunity for such heinous acts.

Hina Rabbani Khar urged international community and the United Nations to formulate an action plan to address the insidious phenomenon of Islamophobia.

Source: Radio Pakistan

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