The Ambassador of Pakistan Khan Hasham bin Saddique called on the OIC Secretary General Dr. Yousaf A. Al-Othaimeen at the OIC secretariat in Jeddah - By: Syed Mussarat Khalil

image Ambassador Pakistan meeting with OIC secretary general

The Ambassador of Pakistan to Saudi Arabia Khan Hasham bin Saddique called on the OIC Secretary General Dr. Yousaf A. Al-Othaimeen at the OIC secretariat in Jeddah. The Ambassador while talking with the Secretary General said that our combinedefforts have, directly and indirectly, strengthened OICís institutions and have let us take united positions on the issues pertaining to Islamic world.

Mr. Khan Hasham bin Siddique reiterated Pakistanís stance on Palestine issue dnnd said that Pakistan has given its unequivocal support to the issue of Palestine and has always supported the establishment of a Palestinian State with Al-Quds al-Sharif as its capital.

image The Ambassador thanked the OIC Secretary General on the continued support given to Pakistan on various matters including Kashmir issue and terrorism. He said that people of Pakistan greatly value role of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) for promotion of the Kashmir cause at international level.
The Ambassador said that Pakistan greatly appreciate Assistant Secretary General and Special Representative of the Secretary General (SRSG) on Jammu and Kashmir Ambassador Abdullah Al-Alim for his meaningful role in the context of Jammu and Kashmir dispute.

He also thanked OICon writing to the Indian Government to allow OIC fact finding mission to Indian Occupied Kashmir early this year. He hoped that India will accept OICís request for objective and fair assessment of human rights violations in the Indian Occupied Kashmir (IOK).

OIC Secretary General Dr. Yousaf A. Al-Othaimeen appreciated the meaningful role played by Pakistan in OIC. He reiterated OICís stance on Kashmir dispute and said that peaceful resolution of Kashmir dispute according to the wishes of Kashmiri people and in accordance with the UNSC resolutions would bring durable peace in the region.

OIC Secretary General recalled his recent visit to Pakistan and his meetings with the President and Prime Minister and Interior Minister of Pakistan and termed the meetings very useful.

The OIC Secretary General appreciated Pakistanís contribution in enhancing the higher education in OIC member countries by providing 100 scholarships to students of OIC member countries.

Posted on Jun 11, 17 | 12:39 am