Imran recalls meeting with Mahathir, Erdogan
ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan on Monday shared a photo of his recent meeting with Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan and Malaysian President Dr Mahathir Mohamad on the sidelines of the 47th session of the United Nations General Assembly in New York.
“Our meeting in which we decided to set up a BBC type English language TV Channel that, apart from highlighting Muslim issues, will also fight Islamophobia,” Khan tweeted, a day his return to Pakistan.
The PM was warmly received by his party’s supporters and members of the federal cabinet at the Islamabad Airport.
Imran Khan’s address to the UNGA focusing on the Kashmir dispute has drawn praise from supporters and critics.
Apart from addressing the UN General Assembly, Imran Khan met with several heads of states and rights bodies.
The PM also held a trilateral meeting with the leaders of Turkey and Malaysia. The three leaders from the Muslim nations agreed to set up an English language channel to fight Islamophobia and raise issues being faced by the community.
Our meeting in which we decided to set up a BBC type English language TV Channel that, apart from highlighting Muslim issues, will also fight Islamophobia. pic.twitter.com/GA6o15oJFH
— Imran Khan (@ImranKhanPTI) September 30, 2019
President Erdogan, PM Mahatir and myself had a meeting today in which we decided our 3 countries would jointly start an English language channel dedicated to confronting the challenges posed by Islamophobia and setting the record straight on our great religion – Islam.
— Imran Khan (@ImranKhanPTI) September 25, 2019