close
Advertisement
Can't connect right now! retry

add The News to homescreen

tap to bring up your browser menu and select 'Add to homescreen' to pin the The News web app

Got it!

add The News to homescreen

tap to bring up your browser menu and select 'Add to homescreen' to pin the The News web app

Got it!
April 18, 2017

APPAC launched to dispel misperceptions about Pakistan in USA

Islamabad

April 18, 2017

Islamabad

American-Pakistani Public Affairs Committee (APPAC) has formally been launched to dispel certain miss-perceptions about Pakistan, particularly its role against terrorism and extremism.

It will work to elevate the status of the Pakistanis in USA, and to bring them into mainstream of politics, this was announced here on Monday by APPAC’s chairman Dr. Ijaz Ahmad. He told newsmen that they have started a dialogue process to highlight Pakistan’s peaceful role in the comity of the nations. They will also work on people-to-people level to bridge the gap of mistrust and misunderstanding in the relations of the two countries.

They were approaching democrats and republicans in USA to convince them on their point of view that Pakistan being the worst victim of terrorism could never be the part of any move that harms peace and tranquillity in any manner whatsoever.

Dr. Ijaz Ahmad who is doing his private practice in New York as a senior cardiologist for the last ten years further said APPAC envisions and endeavours are to develop America in which all citizens are treated equally, regardless of their race, religious creed, or country of origin, in accordance with American values.

Their mission is to elevate the status of Pakistani-Americans and promote better relations between the US and Pakistan by encouraging the full political participation of Pakistani-Americans, working for interfaith harmony, and supporting candidates who vigorously oppose religious discrimination.

The main objective of the APPAC is to support political candidates who are clear in their commitment to full civic and human rights for all, and who stand against bigotry, prejudice, and hate.

And at the same time to encourages Pakistani-Americans to participate fully in the political process, and creates opportunities for involvement. Dr. Ijaz vowed that they will mobilise Pakistani community and made them a force in the socio-political systems to work for better relations between Pakistan and USA.

 

 

Topstory minus plus

Opinion minus plus

Newspost minus plus

Editorial minus plus

National minus plus

World minus plus

Sports minus plus

Business minus plus

Karachi minus plus

Lahore minus plus

Islamabad minus plus

Peshawar minus plus