The 2nd Organisation of Islamic Cooperation Festival, held under the patronage of Sheikh Nahyan Bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, UAE Minister of Tolerance, will be a four-day celebration of Islam and a platform for Muslim countries from around the world to strengthen collaboration and form new, lasting bonds, say event organisers, the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) in collaboration with the UAE Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA).
The statement also rejected and condemned in the “strongest terms of any illegal and irresponsible decision recognising Jerusalem as the alleged capital of Israel.
Prime Minister Imran Khan on Saturday urged the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) to stand against the oppression of Muslims in the world and said the atrocities and barbarism against Muslims must end.
Ambassador Obaid Salem Al Zaabi, UAE Permanent Representative to the United Nations, UN, and Other International Organisations in Geneva, received the UAE’s presidency of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation, OIC, from Ambassador Shamimi Ahsan, Permanent Representative of Bangladesh, during a meeting that was held on Wednesday at the OIC’s headquarters in Geneva.
Imran Khan directed that all diplomatic channels be activated to expose brutal Indian racist regime, design and human rights violations.
On the occasion, the Secretary-General of the OIC Dr. Yousef Ahmed Al-Othaimeen appreciated the noble gesture of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques for his generous patronage of the commemoration that would take place under the motto, 'United for Peace and Development.'
Prince Faisal Bin Farhan Al Saud, addressing a meeting of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation as hostilities between Israel and Hamas in Gaza entered a seventh day. He condemned what he called the violation of the sanctity of Islamic holy sites.
Secretary-General, Hussein Taha, lauded returning to the constitutional path, affirming that the deal is a key development towards restoring political stability in Sudan and fulfilling the democratic transition established by the constitutional document last August.
Regional rivals Iran and Saudi Arabia, which severed diplomatic ties in 2016, started direct talks last year, with four rounds held in Iraq.
Imran spoke at the start of a two-day gathering in Islamabad of the 57-member Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC), which for the first time saw the attendance of China's foreign minister, Wang Yi, as a special guest.