Imam-e-Kaaba says Kashmir belongs to Pakistan

By Staff Reporter
Tuesday – March 13, 2018
ISLAMABAD: Imam of Kaaba Saleh bin Muhammad Al-Talib met national assembly (NA) speaker Sardar Ayaz Sadiq in the parliament house on Monday, Al-Talib declared that he considers Kashmir as the “part of Pakistan” and accepts this reality.

According to an official statement, Imam-e-Kaaba Al-Talib said, “I always remember the innocent people of Kashmir in my prayers” and admired Pakistan’s role for maintaining peace in the region and commitment to eradicate the menace of terrorism and extremism from the country and beyond.

Al-Talib expressed immense pleasure on his visit to Pakistan and said that people of Pakistan and Saudi Arabia have strong and eternal bonds. “Saudi Arabia and Pakistan are like two bodies and one soul” adding “Our sorrow, happiness and destination are the same,” Al-Talib mentioned.

Imam-e-Kaaba added that both the countries are the symbol of peace, brotherhood, progress and prosperity and added that Pakistan has a significant place in the Muslim world and is playing a vital role for peace and stability in the region.

He expressed that terrorism and extremism could not be tolerated anymore and they should not be linked to Islam. Al-Talib called for unity in ranks of the Muslim world and condemned sectarianism and extremism.

Terrorism is destroying economy and spreading poverty and ignorance in the world, so it is the responsibility of the Islamic scholars to stand against this evil, he said.

Sadiq responded that Pakistan is worried about the situation of entire Muslim Ummah. “Terrorism, extremism and destruction are common in most of the Islamic world” adding “I think this is the conspiracy designed by our common enemies who did not want the development and prosperity of Islamic world,” NA speaker worried.

Sadiq said that the people and government of Pakistan have the greatest regard for Saudi Arabia and they will never tolerate any aggression against it. “We are ready to sacrifice our lives for the protection of Harmain Sharefain,” NA speaker assured.

He said that the relations between Saudi Arabia and Pakistan are deep rooted and time tested and the same level of relationship exists between the peoples of both countries.

NA deputy speaker Murtaza Javed Abbasi, religious affairs and inter-faith harmony minister Sardar Muhammad Yousaf, senator Sajid Mir, senator-elect Hafiz Abdul Kareem, NA members Sahibzada Tariq Ullah, Sheikh Salahuddin, Saudi ambassador Nawaf Saeed Ahmed Al-Maliki and other prominent were present in the meeting.