Islamabad: The National Assembly today passed a resolution expressing deep concerns over the heinous crimes, being committed by the religious extremists against the Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar.

The resolution moved by Minister for Defence Production Rana Tanveer Hussain, strongly condemned the genocide of Rohingya Muslims and called upon the United Nations to intervene to stop human rights violations there.

Appreciating the government of Pakistan for raising the issue with the UN Secretary General, the resolution called upon the government to impress upon the Myanmar government for the protection of human rights of the peaceful community of Rohingya Muslims. The resolution also called upon the OIC to deliberate the issue and take necessary action in the matter.

The resolution commended the courage of Rohingya Muslims, who are bravely facing the genocidal campaign against them.