Netherlands sympathises with affectees of NZ terrorist activity
Ambassador visits Karachi Council of Foreign Relations House
From Our Staff Correspondent
KARACHI: Netherlands Ambassador to Pakistan, Mrs Ardi Stoiosbraken conveyed her disgust at the terrorist activity in New Zealand and sympathised with the affectees.
She said this during her meeting with the Chairman and members of Karachi Council on Foreign Relations (KCFR). She said that ‘we have religious freedom in the Netherlands and we safeguarded the human rights and supported it for all over the world.
She arrived at KCFR House where she was received by Chairman KCFR Ikram Sehgal, CEO Commodore (retired) Sadeed A Malik and she addressed council’s Board of Directors with Lt Gen (retired) Moinuddin Haider, Vice Admiral (retired) Khalid Mir, Saifuddin Zoomkawala, Ambassador Mustufa Kamal Kazi, Treasurer Kalim Farooqui and other members of Board of Directors were also present.
During her address, she discussed the subject of international diplomacy, investment and cooperation between various countries of the world especially with Netherlands.
She said that ‘In Holland there is complete religious tolerance and freedom of expression in her country and there are rules and regulations covering this freedom.’
In reply to a question, she said Pakistan is one of those countries which are maximum affected by climate change and to overcome this climate change effects, Pakistan will have to put it on priority and it should be a part of overall planning in Pakistan.