ISTANBUL, 18 May 2018: Prime Minister of Pakistan Shahid Khaqan Abbasi is leading the Pakistan delegation to the 7th Extraordinary OIC Summit being held today, 18 May 2018 in Istanbul to discuss the grave situation in the aftermath of blatant human rights violations by the occupying forces in the state of Palestine.
The Extraordinary Summit has been called by the President of Turkey in his capacity as the Chair of the OIC Summit.
The Summit will focus on the latest incidents of violence in the Gaza strip where over 60 civilians have been mercilessly killed by the occupying Israeli forces and scores of others have sustained injuries including women, children and the elderly. Pakistan has called for an independent and transparent investigation of violence in Gaza.
While condemning the human rights violations by the occupying Israeli force, Prime Minister will reiterate support of the people and Government of Pakistan for the establishment of a viable, independent and contiguous state of Palestine.