Deputy Prime Minister Ishaq Dar says Pakistan has forcefully raised the plight of Palestinian people at all international fora.

Speaking in the Senate today, he reiterated Pakistan’s demand for a permanent ceasefire in Gaza, emphasizing that proceedings of war crimes should be initiated against Israel at the International Court of Justice.

He said the genocide of Palestinians must come to an end and free flow of humanitarian aid should be allowed inside Gaza.

The Deputy Prime Minister said Pakistan has sent nine consignments of humanitarian aid to the Palestinian people.

Ishaq Dar said the Pakistan medical and Dental Council has allowed students from Gaza to complete their studies in Pakistan.

Responding to a Calling Attention Notice, Minister for Power Sardar Awais Ahmad Khan Leghari said steps are being taken on war footing to bring improvement in performance of electricity distribution companies.

Later, the House was prorogued.

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