Pakistan envoy meets Al-Othaimeen


Saudi Gazette.

JEDDAH — Pakistan's Ambassador Khan Hasham bin Saddique met with OIC Secretary General Dr. Yousaf A. Al-Othaimeen at the OIC secretariat here recently.

Bin Saddique thanked the OIC Secretary General for his statement on the recent violence by the Indian forces against the Kashmiris and condemning the acts of aggression.

The ambassador briefed the OIC chief on the current situation in Indian held Kashmir and the atrocities being committed by the occupying forces. He said that Kashmir and Palestine are two of the major and longstanding issues faced by the Muslim Ummah. He appreciated the continued support of OIC for Kashmir and its just resolution in accordance with the UNSC resolutions. The ambassador delivered a letter from the Foreign Minister of Pakistan highlighting the grave humanitarian situation in Kashmir.

Al-Othaimeen appreciated the meaningful role played by Pakistan in OIC. Al-Othaimeen said that OIC is voice of Kashmir. He reiterated OIC’s 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.

Bin Saddique appreciated the vibrant role played by the OIC Secretary General in making OIC an active platform. The issues of utilization of scholarship by the students from member countries and holding of socio cultural events amongst the member state were also discussed.

Arshad Munir, consul (press), told Saudi Gazette that the Consul General Shehryar Akbar Khan and Deputy Consul General Shaiq Bhutto were also present at occasion.