ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan on Monday stated that Muslim nations ought to stand as much as the West and categorical their considerations towards the rising Islamophobia on this planet.
He was addressing a convention of the Ulema and Mashaikh Convention in Islamabad. Shedding mild on how the West related Islam with terrorism and began a disinformation marketing campaign towards the faith, PM Imran Khan stated that he is aware of Western nations higher than different Pakistani leaders due to residing there for a very long time.
“The West conveniently associated Islam with terrorism but in the last 20 years, Muslim countries unfortunately, did not respond to this narrative,” he stated. “Muslim leaders should have stood up to the West and made it clear that there is no link between Islam, or any other religion, with terrorism.”
The premier additionally stated that the West makes use of phrases like “radical Islam,” “Islamic extremism,” however doesn’t contemplate that extremists exist in each society and it isn’t one thing particular to Muslims.
“Muslims living in Western countries, and even in India, are facing a lot of problems because of Islamophobia,” he stated. ” When Muslim women living in the West go out of their houses wearing a headscarf, people taunt them. Similarly, bearded Muslim men have to face derogatory remarks.”
The PM assured that he’ll proceed to boost his voice towards Islamophobia.