Pakistani Hindus demand to settle Burma Muslims in Pakistan

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Islamabad / Karachi (June 9, 2015): Pakistan Hindu Council, representative body of Hindu community living across the country, has demanded Government of Pakistan for taking practical measures by sending Pak Navy ships to help oppressed Muslims of Burma wandering in the seas in search of shelter, saying that Muslims of Burma must be settled in the Pakistan on emergency bases with the financial support of Government and Malik Riaz, who recently announced 10 Crore Rupees grant for them.

Dr. Ramesh Kumar Vankwani, Patron-in-chief of Pakistan Hindu Council and MNA, while addressing a ceremony, has said that one of the objectives to establish Pakistan, according to the founder Quad-e-Azam, was to provide shelter to the Muslims of sub-continent, emphasizing that Burma was also part of Indian sub-continent under the British rule and last Mughal emperor Bahadur Shah Zafar was also buried there.

“Proving shelter to the Burma Muslims in the birth place of Budha, which is today’s Pakistan, will rest the soul of Budha in peace,” Dr Ramesh said. In addition, he also paid rich tribute to the decision during the first tenure of PM Nawaz Sharif for providing refugee to the Bosnian Muslims.

Briefing his recent visit to Sindh, he said that financial aid was provided to the deserving patients in the hospitals of Mithi and Islam Kot, Rs. 7 Lac were provided to establish Guo Shala in Mithi, condolence to the family of Hindu boy who was died in a bus accident was offered, while addressing a seminar at Hyderabad Press Club, he emphasized the need to promote religious freedom, interfaith harmony and collective efforts to counter extremism and terrorism.

On the occasion, members of Pakistan Hindu Council also staged a peaceful demonstration outside Karachi Press Club in favor of Burma Muslims.

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