Get the Latest News Updates

Pakistan, Egypt slam fresh act of desecration in Denmark

ISLAMABAD / STOCKHOLM: Pakistan and Egypt on Thursday continued to condemn successive acts of sacrilege across Europe, which have prompted widespread anger and condemnation across the Muslim world.

Meanwhile, the Swedish government has ordered 15 government agencies to strengthen the country’s ability to prevent terrorism, in response to a worsening security situation following protests involving the descreation of Holy Quran

On Thursday, Pakistan slammed the desecration of the Muslim holy book, as well as the dishonouring of its national flag, outside its embassy in Copenhagen.

imilarly, Cairo summoned Denmark’s ambassador over the third such incident that occurred in Denmark in less than a week.

“A strong protest has been lodged with the government of Denmark. We expect the Danish authorities to take all measures necessary to stop such acts of hatred and incitement,” said FO Spokesperson Mumtaz Zahra Baloch in a weekly briefing, according to the state-run Associated Press of Pakistan.