ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Permanent Ambassador to UN Dr Maleeha Lodhi has said Pakistan will always stand by with Palestinians.
In a video message, Maleeha Lodhi said Pakistan has enhanced financial support to Palestinian refugees. She said that the assistance has been increased under government’s orders and as per people’s wishes. The schools of Palestinian children will remain open and clinic will not shut down due to this additional financial aid, she added.
She further said Pakistan will continue to stand by with its Palestinian brothers and sisters.
The agency providing aid to Palestinians refugees, while lauding the generous move by Pakistan, appreciated Pakistan for continued support of Palestinians on every forum.
It may be recalled that Maleeha Lodhi had said on October 20 that the aid for Palestinians on humanitarian grounds should not be held hostage to political interests.
She said that peaceful Palestinian demonstrators are being killed in Gaza as the expansion of illegal Israeli settlements was going on unchecked.