September 23, 2023

Meeting of OIC Foreign Ministers to consider the challenges facing the Muslim world

On this occasion, Kashmir issue will also be discussed in the meeting of Jammu and Kashmir Coordination Group.


The two-day annual meeting of the 57-member Council of Muslim Countries is being held under the theme ‘Building Partnership for Unity, Justice and Development’. Senior officials will represent.

Welcoming the participants in a tweet, Prime Minister Imran Khan said that there would be a wide-ranging discussion in the OIC Council of Foreign Ministers under the theme “Unity, Justice and Development”.

The meeting will be attended by senior representatives of other international organizations, including the United Nations, the Arab League and the Gulf Cooperation Council. Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi is attending the meeting as a special guest, the first time a Chinese Foreign Minister has attended a meeting of the OIC Council of Foreign Ministers.

Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi said that China’s participation in the event and talks with member countries would further strengthen their ties.

Apart from China, the foreign ministers are expected to consider OIC cooperation with the United Nations, the Russian Federation and the European Union.

The agenda of the meeting was to review the developments affecting the Muslim world since the last CFM in Niami in 2020 and to implement the resolutions passed by the Secretariat in previous meetings, especially on Palestine and Al-Quds. To cover the efforts made.

The participants will also consider the situation in Afghanistan and Occupied Kashmir.

The OIC said the meeting represents “the second most significant OIC activity since the extraordinary Foreign Ministers’ meeting on the humanitarian situation in Afghanistan last December.”

On this occasion, Kashmir issue will also be discussed in the meeting of Jammu and Kashmir Coordination Group.

The meeting will also consider issues related to Muslims in Africa and Europe, as well as developments in Yemen, Libya, Sudan, Somalia and Syria.

In addition, the agenda includes issues related to Islamophobia and international terrorism, and cooperation in the economic, cultural, social, humanitarian and scientific fields.

The Foreign Office said that at the Islamabad ministerial level, more than 100 resolutions on broader issues, including peace and security, would be considered and adopted, including economic development, cultural and scientific cooperation. And human, legal, administrative and financial matters.

It said that Pakistan has been a staunch supporter of the OIC. He reminded that Pakistan has played an important role in strengthening the bonds of unity and solidarity, maintaining respect for the principles of international law and promoting economic, scientific and cultural partnership.

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