PM Sharif forms committee to help Rohingya Muslims

ISLAMABAD: In order to extend help to Rohingha Muslims, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Saturday formed a cabinet committee, comprising Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar, advisers to PM on foreign affairs Tariq Fatmi and Sartaj Aziz.

According to a statement issued by Interior Minister Nisar, the committee will recommend the steps to extend help to Rohingya Muslims.

He said the first meeting in this connection will be held on Sunday in the Federal Capital.

In his statement, the Interior Minister also criticized the international community, human rights groups for their ‘criminal silence and failing to take appropriate steps’ to highlight the persecution and genocide of Rohingya community in Myanmar.

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