ISLAMABAD: In a significant development, the Senate unanimously passed a resolution today, expressing unwavering support and solidarity with the Palestinian people who have long endured immense suffering.
The resolution, brought forward by Leader of the House Ishaq Dar, reaffirmed Pakistan’s principled stance of supporting the Palestinians’ inherent right to self-determination and their aspiration for an independent state of Palestine with Al-Quds Al-Sharif as its capital.
The resolution strongly condemned the Israeli government’s actions, categorizing them as crimes against humanity and state terrorism.
These acts are being perpetrated against the most vulnerable members of Palestinian society, including children, women, and men, in the Gaza Strip, often referred to as the world’s largest open-air prison.
The resolution further decried the double standards and hypocrisy of those who support Israel while simultaneously opposing an immediate ceasefire in the beleaguered Gaza Strip.
Furthermore, the resolution called for an immediate ceasefire and an end to the blockade in Gaza, emphasizing the need to grant full access to the territory for all international humanitarian organizations.
This access is vital to providing much-needed relief supplies, medicines, food, and water to the suffering Palestinian population.
The Senate also urged an end to Israeli aggression and occupation and an immediate halt to any activities aimed at desecrating the holy sites of the Muslim Ummah.
In closing, the Senate’s session has been prorogued, but the resounding message of solidarity with the Palestinian people and the condemnation of Israeli actions resonates as a powerful and unified stance from Pakistan’s legislative body.