The Prime Minister of Pakistan Imran Khan on Thursday took a strong stance on the issue of the blasphemous caricatures in the Netherlands.
In a video message, Imran Khan urged for unity in giving a strong message over the issue which has hurt that have hurt sentiments across the Muslim world.
He categorically stated that this is not the issue of a few Muslims, but has hurts the feelings of the community of over a billion Muslims around the world.
“The caricatures in Holland is blasphemy in the glory of the beloved and esteemed Holy Prophet (PBUH). This is not the issue of few but Muslims across the world.
“The people in the West don’t realise that Holy Prophet (PBUH) lives in our hearts. And any disrespect hurts the sentiments of all Muslims.”
He said that the Western world does not look towards religion in the same as Muslims and we need to unite to give them a strong message. “This will not happen when just one Muslim country takes a stance or summons the ambassador to register their protest,” he said.
He further said the Muslim world needs to unite under the banner of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) and protest in the upcoming session of the United Nations.