Majlis-e-Wahdat Muslimeen (MWM), Islamia Students Organization (ISO), Shia Ulema Council and other religious organisation observed Youm-al-Quds here on Friday.

Various rallies were taken out in different parts of the province to mark the day.

In Sargodha, the MWM and ISO jointly took out a rally that commenced from Imambargha Block No-7 and concluded at Hussain Chowk after marching on Sargodha Khushab. Large number of people attended the rally. The participants chanted slogans against Israel and America and condemned persecutions on Palestinian Muslims. The police made elaborated arrangements for the security of the rally.

In Dera Ghazi Khan, on the call of chief of Tehreek-e-Jafaria Pakistan (TJP) Allama Sajid Naqvi, the Shia Ulema Council observed Youm-al-Quds across the district to express solidarity with the oppressed, especially the victims of Israeli aggression in Gaza and other parts of Palestine. In this connection, a rally was taken out from Imambargah Rizvia to Traffic Chowk via Pakistani Chowk, Liaqat Bazaar after Juma.

The participants were carrying banners, placards and chanting slogans against Anti-Muslims elements.

Addressing the rally, Allama Shahid Hussain Naqvi said that the United State of America and Anti-Muslim countries were supporting Israel and funding her to kill innocent people of Syria, Bahrain, Burma, India, Afghanistan, Iraq and Palestine. Allama Tahir Abbas Karwari said that today the world of humanity is confronted with the satanic world, Muslim rulers are in deep slumber and are working as the slave of the satanic world that’s why Muslim countries, one country after another, was being targeted.