(PKONWEB) — The Pakistani Ambassador to Saudi Arabia Khan Hasham bin Saddique called on Secretary General Dr. Yousaf A. Al-Othaimeen on Wednesday at the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) secretariat in Jeddah.
Amb. Saddique thanked the Secretary General for his statement on recent violence by the Indian forces against innocent Kashmiris and for condemning the acts of aggression.
The Ambassador briefed the Secretary General on current situation in Indian-held Kashmir and the atrocities being committed by Indian security forces. He said Kashmir and Palestine are two of the major and long standing issues faced by the Muslim Ummah.
Amb. Saddique 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 Mr. Khawaja Asif highlighting the grave humanitarian situation in Indian held Kashmir.
Dr. Al-Othaimeen appreciated the meaningful role played by Pakistan in OIC. He said 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.
Ambassador Hasham 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.
Consul General of Pakistan Shehryar Akbar Khan and Deputy Consul General Shaiq Bhutto were also present at the occasion.