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LCCI flays Burma genocide, calls for urgent meeting of all political parties

LCCI flays Burma genocide, calls for urgent meeting of all political parties

LAHORE: The Lahore Chamber of Commerce & Industry while strongly condemning massacre of Muslims in Burma, urged the government to convene an urgent meeting of all political parties to give a strong message to the Burmese government.

In a strong worded statement issued here, the LCCI President Abdul Basit, Senior Vice President Amjad Ali Jawa and Vice President Muhammad Nasir Hameed Khan said that Muslims in Burma are being burnt alive and beheaded that is a heinous crime, not only against the Muslims of Burma but against the humanity.

“Business community is deeply saddened at the massacre of helpless Muslims in Burma and gives wakeup call to the sleeping international fora. Burmese government is supporting terrorism that could put the peace of the entire world on stake”, the LCCI office-bearers said.

The said that Pakistan should have to stand tall on the issue of massacre of Muslims in Burma as it is the only atomic power of Muslim world. He said that international community should be given a strict message asking them to act against the carnage of Rohingya Muslim community in Myanmar.

The LCCI office-bearers said that Rohingya Muslims silence of United Nations, Organizations of Islamic Countries and global leaders is regrettable. They said that particularly member states of OIC should not stay silent and should come together and pressurize Burmese government to stop killing of innocent people.

“World should not forget the truth that every action has reaction. If international community does not intervene in the matter of Burma and does not stop the terrorism against the innocent people, a strong reaction could be witnessed”, the LCCI office-bearers added.

The LCCI office-bearers urged the government to act promptly and convene an urgent meeting of stakeholders immediately on the issue of massacre of Muslims in Burma as Pakistan can activate the OIC member states.

They also urged the neighboring countries of Myanmar (Burma) to provide all possible supports to the affected people.