MOSCOW: Pakistan’s Prime Minister Imran Khan has stressed on the need for countering the rising trend of Islamophobia around the world.
During the meeting with the Head of the Chechen Republic Ramzan Kadyrov, Imran Khan Prime Minister also underlined the need for forging interfaith harmony for peaceful coexistence in an increasingly fragmented world. In this regard, President Putin’s understanding of the sensitivities that the Muslims attach to the Holy Prophet (PBUH) was appreciated by the Prime Minister.
The Prime Minister appreciated rebuilding of Grozny and rapid progress of the Chechen Republic under the leadership of Ramzan Kadyrov. Stating that relations between Pakistan and Russia were on an upward trajectory, the Prime Minister encouraged promotion of cooperation between different provinces of Pakistan and regions/republics of Russia.
Later, the Prime Minister concluded the two days visit to Russia with a tour of the Moscow Cathedral Mosque where Grand Mufti Sheikh Ravil Gaynutdin received the Prime Minister and his delegation.
The Grand Mufti briefed the Prime Minister on the history of the Mosque and also thanked the Prime Minister for his visit.