The Secretary-General of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC), H.E. Mr Hissein Brahim Taha, on a working visit to the Republic of Cameroon, on Friday 4 March 2022, had discussions with the Prime Minister H.E. Joseph Ngute and the Foreign Minister H.E. Lejeune Mbella Mbella.
During their meetings, the two sides discussed issues of mutual interest. Hissein Brahim Taha thanked Cameroon for its active involvement and support of the activities of the OIC.
The Secretary-General called on Member States for further solidarity in tackling challenges facing the Sahel and Lake Chad basin countries and support the economic development of the regions.
On their part, the Cameroonian leaders congratulated the Secretary-General on his assumption of the leadership of the organization and called on the OIC to further prioritize cooperation among Member States in the areas of road infrastructure network and electrical grid interconnection.
Other areas of collaboration highlighted include pharmaceutical and vaccine productions and the promotion of science and technology.
Meanwhile, the Secretary-General of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation, Mr. Hissein Brahim Taha, made a phone call to the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan, Dr. Shah Mahmood Qureshi to present his condolences for the victims of the terrorist bombing that targeted a mosque in Peshawar on Friday, March 4, 2022, which resulted in the killing and wounding of many worshipers.
During the phone call, the Secretary-General stressed his strong condemnation of this heinous crime, emphasizing at the same time to the Minister that the Organization of Islamic Cooperation stands in solidarity with the Government of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan in all the measures it takes to confront terrorism.—PR