Pakistan Observer

Syed Qaim Ali Shah, others hail President’s address at UN

Friday, September 28, 2012 - Karachi—Sindh Chief Minister Syed Qaim Ali Shah has welcomed the address of President Asif Ali Zardari before the General Assembly of the United Nations.

Syed Qaim Ali Shah said President Asif Ali Zardari has strongly highlighted the condemnation of the acts of hate against the faith of billion of Muslims of the world.

He said President Zardari has supported the rights of Palestinian people and an independent Palestinian State with a full member of the UN.

The Chief Minister also lauded the views of President Asif Ali Zardari against terrorism in Pakistan which resulted in a huge loss of 7,000 Pakistani soldiers and policemen and over 37,000 civilians. Syed Qaim Ali Shah further said the President has fully endorsed and represented the sentiments of the people, besides highlighting the role of neighbouring friendly countries like China, Iran etc and endorsing full support to the rights of the people of held Jammu and Kashmir. The Chief Minister congratulated President Asif Ali Zardari on behalf of the Government and people of Sindh province for his strong speech on the real issues faced by the people of the world.

People from across political, social and religious segments have acclaimed the bold and courageous address by President Asif Ali Zardari to the United Nations’ General Assembly (UNGA) during which he had taken up the issues of anti-Islam movie, Kashmir, drone attacks, terrorism and others. Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam, Karachi, Qari Muhammad Usman, while talking to APP, said that the President rightly represented the Muslim Ummah, especially the people of Pakistan on the blasphemy issue during his address. Qari Usman urged the Muslims to prove their unity in protecting the sanctity of Islam, that includes full respect for Allah Almighty, all the holy prophets and the holy books. He said President Zardari fully pleaded the Muslims’ case at the international forum. Former finance minister Dr Salman Shah said that the President had asked the United States and the European Union for market access to the Pakistani products.—APP

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