The General Secretariat of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) extended emergency assistance to the Lebanese people, through the Islamic Solidarity Fund (ISF), an OIC subsidiary organ.
The Secretary-General, Yousef A. Al-Othaimeen, affirmed in a statement today that this assistance is an expression of the OIC’s solidarity with the affected families and the Lebanese people in order to alleviate the repercussions of Beirut port blast.
The Secretary-General stated that the General Secretariat acted promptly, through the ISF, to give a helping hand to the Lebanese people to address the disaster of Beirut port blast.
He reaffirmed that the assistance provided by the ISF are a demonstration of OIC’s solidarity with affected states and peoples.
Al-Othaimeen commended the Member States for the support they extend to the ISF, stating that this support enables the ISF and its waqf to help affected peoples and end their suffering.—PR