Pakistan proposes six-point plan at UN to address faith-based hatred, Islamophobia


NEW YORK, (DNA) – Pakistan has proposed a six-point plan at United Nations to address faith-based hatred and Islamophobia.The plan was proposed by Pakistan’s Permanent representative to the UN, Maleeha Lodhi at an event “Countering terrorism and other acts of violence based on religion or belie” at UN Headquarters.

The event was organised by Pakistan with Turkey, the Holy See and the United Nations to discuss this issue and help in charting a way forward.

She said Prime Minister (PM) Imran Khan had repeatedly called for urgent action to counter Islamophobia at various forums.

Other speakers also called for effective steps to counter the challenge posed by the growing phenomenon of faith-based hatred and violence.