Envoy Calls For End To Islamophobia As Vigils Held For Terror Attack Victims
Pakistan High Commissioner to Canada Raza Bashir Tarar Thursday reiterated Prime Minister Imran Khan's call for global leadership to act collectively against Islamophobia
ISLAMABAD, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 10th Jun, 2021 ) :Pakistan High Commissioner to Canada Raza Bashir Tarar Thursday reiterated Prime Minister Imran Khan's call for global leadership to act collectively against Islamophobia.
The envoy, while addressing two separate virtual memorial services and prayer sessions to offer condolences and prayers for victims of terrorist attack on a Pakistani Canadian family last Sunday, said the end to Islamophobia was also essential to protect innocent people from being targeted because of their Muslim faith.
Its ripple effects were also severely felt in Pakistan where the prime minister and foreign minister had led the calls from the entire Pakistani nation, including the parliament, condemning the killings and calling for unified global efforts to end Muslim-hate and Islamophobia.
The high commissioner said that Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi and his Canadian Counterpart Marc Garneau had also telephonically spoken to share their collective grief on the killings and work together to fight against Islamophobia.
He said that he had faith in the Canadian system of justice and police and hoped the family of the victims would get full justice and their sacrifices would lead to global efforts for end to Islamophobia.