Pakistan urges Myanmar to stop atrocities against Rohingya Muslims


ISLAMABAD Sept 8 (TNS): The federal cabinet, which met in Islamabad with Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi in the chair has passed a resolution, condemning genocide of Rohingya Muslims under the direct patronage of state institutions of Myanmar.

The resolution said brutal acts perpetrated against the unarmed civilian population not only constitute state terrorism, but also question the collective human conscience across nations and societies.

The resolution called upon Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi to take immediate steps to stop the atrocities being committed in Myanmar where her party is in power.

It also called upon the United Nations to take the lead in stopping immediately the cold blooded and callous genocide of Rohingya Muslims.

The Federal Cabinet also approved several agenda items, including ratification of the Air Services Agreement between Pakistan and Belarus.