Pakistan, Turkey, and Malaysia have taken the decision of launching, a joint English Channel for countering Islamophobia, as per the reports of local media.
The decision came after a trilateral meeting that was held between the Prime Minister—Imran Khan, the Turkish President—Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Prime Minister of Malaysia—Mahathir Muhammad in New York.
PM Khan took it to Twitter and wrote that President Erdogan, PM Mahathir and himself had a meeting in which they took the decision that the 3 countries would jointly start an English language channel dedicated to countering the challenges posed by Islamophobia and setting the record straight on Islam.
He further mentioned in his tweet that the English Channel would be producing films based on Muslim history for educating the people and world, the issue of blasphemy would be contextualized properly, and the Muslims would be provided a dedicated media presence.
Maleeha Lodhi—the parliament representative of Pakistan in her tweet said that the 3 leaders have agreed to boost the narrative of Muslims for countering Islamophobia and for cooperating in the area of film and also to form a joint TV channel.
It is pertinent to mention that the Prime Minister of Pakistan would be addressing the UNGA session on the 27th of September that is Friday.
On the other hand, the national flag carrier of Pakistan, PIA has slashed ticket prices for the ease of expats willing to travel to visit their loved ones in the earthquake-affected areas.