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Pak, Turkey and Malaysia to jointly launch Islamic TV channel

Pak, Turkey and Malysia to jointly launch Islamic TV channel
NEW YORK: Prime Minister Imran Khan, along with Turkish President Recep Erdogan and Malaysian premier Mahathir Mohamad have decided to launch a new English language Islamic television channel.
Imran Khan tweeted about explaining the need behind launching the joint venture, “President Erdogan, PM Mahatir and I had a meeting today in which we decided our three 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.”

The main objective of the TV channel will be to confront challenges including Islamophobia faced by the Muslim world.
According to Pakistan’s permanent representative Maleeha Lodhi, the states have agreed “to promote the narrative of Muslims to counter Islamophobia and to cooperate in the area of film and also establish a joint TV channel.”
The three countries, she added, affirmed to pool their talent and knowledge, as well as, collaborating in research and development.
Also read: Trilateral meeting to be held between Khan, Mahathir & Erdogan today
The prime minister along with Erdogan and Mahathir took part in a trilateral summit on the sidelines of the 74th session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) where they agreed on possible measures to counter Islamophobia.

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