OIC FMs Contact Group on Kashmir to meet in UN

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Jeddah—The Secretary General of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) is heading a high-level delegation to the 71st session of the Unite Nations General Assembly (UNGA).
During the period of 19-23 September 2016, the OIC will hold at the UN headquarters in New York its meeting of the Committee on Palestine and the OIC Annual Coordination Meeting, which will discuss issues on the current UNGA agenda.
In addition, the OIC will have its Contact Group Meetings on Sierra Leone, Jammu and Kashmir, the aggression of Armenia on Azerbaijan, Mali, Rohingya, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Yemen, and Somalia. On the sidelines of the UNGA the Secretary General is expected to hold several bilateral meetings with dignitaries and heads of delegations.
With the latest disappointing situation in the Indian Held Kashmir of gross and systematic human rights violations of the Kashmiri people and the excessive use of force against them, the Secretary General hopes that the OIC Contact Group Meeting on Jammu and Kashmir would translate the solidarity and support of the OIC Member States into practical and effective measures in order to help people of Kashmir.