ISLAMABAD - Speakers at All Parties Conference (APC) have asked the government of Pakistan to immediately convene a meeting of the OIC to discuss the recent terror attacks in France and to come up with some unified stand against terror to avoid onslaught of the West against the Muslim Ummah.

Addressing at the conference, speakers including Jamaat-i-Islami Amir Senator Sirajul Haq, JUI-S chief Moulana Samiul Haq, Jamaatud dawa chief Hafiz Prof Saeed, Pir Haroon Gilani, Liaquat Baloch, Dr Fareed Piracha, Lt Gen (r) Amjid Shoaif, Hafiz Abdul Ghaffar Roperi and others said that Islam abhors terrorism in all forms and manifestations and the message of Islam should be put across the world loud and clear from the platform of OIC.

They stressed the need for cooperation and coordination among the Muslim states for which Pakistan, Turkey and Saudi Arabia should take the lead to avoid developments of misunderstanding among the West and the Muslim world.

The speakers grilled the double standard of the international community for silence in the ongoing rights violations and atrocities in Kashmir, Palestine, Syria, Burma and other parts of the world and demanded the United Nations to take notice of it also.

The speakers expressed their grave concern over the hostile posture and war-mongering by Indian extremists and stressed upon the political and military leadership of Pakistan to be on one page to counter both the internal and external threats facing the country.

They also expressed their concern over growing instability in Afghanistan which is heading for another civil-war and urged stakeholders to put their energies for bringing lasting peace to the war-ravaged country.

The All Parties Conference through a resolution expressed concern over the rulers’ efforts to deviate from the ideology of Pakistan and taking about the liberalisation of society. On the recommendations of the participants a 10-member committee was formed to meet political parties and its leaders across the country for transforming Pakistan into a true Islamic state.

The joint declaration of the conference grilled the government for imposing ban on the welfare activities of Jamaatud Dawa and Falah-i-Insaniat due to which scores of welfare projects across the country including Tharparkar and earthquake-hit areas were suspended. It further demanded lifting ban of PEMRA on these organisations.

The declaration further demanded end to the interest-based banking system in the country and introduce an Islamic economic system.

The conference further demanded the government to forcefully take up the Kashmir issue at all international forums and further demanded implementation of UN resolutions on the issue. It further condemned the wave of terror the Indian occupation forces have let loose in the occupied territory and further condemn the detention and harassment of the Kashmiri leadership raising the voice for rights of their people.