Qureshi, Hissein discuss issues confronting Ummah

Pakistan criticizes India for refusing journalists to enter Azad Kashmir

Foreign Minister Makhdoom Shah Mahmood Qureshi met the Secretary General of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation Hissein Brahim Taha, on Monday who is visiting Islamabad for participation in the 48th Session of the OIC Council of Foreign Ministers.

The Foreign Minister and the OIC Secretary General reviewed the agenda of the 48th CFM and exchanged views on the main outcomes expected from the Conference. They also discussed the issues confronting the Islamic Ummah and the role of the OIC in that regard.

The Foreign Minister highlighted the special significance of the 48th OIC-CFM for Pakistan, as it is coinciding with the celebrations of the 75th year of Pakistan’s independence.

Whilst highlighting the grim human rights and humanitarian situation in the Indian Illegally Occupied Jammu and Kashmir, the Foreign Minister expressed appreciation for OIC’s principled position and consistent support for the just struggle of Kashmiris for their right to self-determination.

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