Pakistan proposes to prepare comprehensive plan for reconstruction of Gaza

Pakistan has proposed to prepare a comprehensive plan for the reconstruction of Gaza and expressed its readiness to be a partner in the reconstruction of educational institutions in the enclave.

Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Ishaq Dar forwarded this proposal, while addressing the High-Level Conference on Urgent Humanitarian Response for Gaza in Jordan.

The Minister said it is time to secure the immediate admission of the State of Palestine as a full member of the United Nations.

Ishaq Dar said we must help Palestinians to live in freedom as free, independent and sovereign people, with a State within the pre-1967 borders and a liberated Al-Quds Sharif as its capital.

Ishaq Dar said Pakistan strongly and unequivocally condemns Israeli atrocities in Gaza.

The Foreign Minister further said we should step up the provision of humanitarian assistance to beleaguered Palestinians in Gaza and meet their needs for food, medicines, energy and other essential supplies.

He said we must call for an embar
go on all military supplies and sales to Israel and ensure the immediate withdrawal of Israeli occupation forces from Gaza.

Ishaq Dar said we should also consider the deployment of an impartial international force for the protection of Palestinian civilians in Gaza and the West Bank.

Source: Radio Pakistan