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Pakistan to send medical aid, doctors to war-hit Gaza despite Israeli restrictions

Pakistan federal cabinet led by Prime Minister Imran Khan on Tuesday decided to send medical aid to Palestine on humanitarian grounds as the Israeli aggression and onslaught entered in its second week with no sight of ceasfire.

The meeting of federal cabinet was held in Islamabad on Tuesday with Prime Minister Imran Khan in the chair.

Later briefing the media persons about the decisions taken in the cabinet meeting, Minister for Information and Broadcasting Chaudhary Fawad Hussain said Prime Minister Imran Khan has provided leadership to the Muslim Ummah from day one on the Palestine issue.

He said that Pakistan had adopted a clear and unambiguous stance on the Palestine issue for which the Palestinian leaders had thanked their Pakistani counterparts.

The Information Minister said the Palestinian leadership also acknowledges Pakistan’s firm stance on the matter. Chaudhary Fawad Hussain said the nation will observe solidarity day with the Palestinians on Friday.

University of Health Sciences Vice Chancellor Prof. Javed Akram has announced that he will travel to Palestine with a medical delegation consisting of doctors, nurses and paramedical staff and necessary relief supplies.

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