The Council of the Foreign Ministers (CFMs) of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) will meet today (Tuesday) at the inaugural session of the 48th session. The event is hosted by Pakistan at Parliament House, Islamabad, to discuss the challenges faced by the Muslim world. The theme of the two-day conference is “Building Partnerships for Unity, Justice, and Development” and more than 100 resolutions are likely to be discussed. The summit will also discuss the humanitarian crisis in Afghanistan, the messy situation in Jammu and Kashmir, and developments in Sudan, Somalia, Syria, Yemen, and Libya.
During his speech at the inaugural, PM Khan will highlight the contribution of Pakistan towards the OIC and its role in reflecting the problems faced by Muslims in the world. Also, Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi will also be speaking about it which will be followed by the election of bureau members.
The OIC session will also be addressed by OIC Secretary General Hissein Brahim Taha, Chinese State Councilor and Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wangi Yi, foreign minister of Saudi Arabia Prince Faisal bin Farhan Al Saud, and Islamic Development Bank President Muhammad Suleiman Al-Jasser.
As the session coincides with the celebration of Pakistan Day, the guest FMs will be visiting the parade venue to see the high-end capabilities of Pakistan’s armed forces, displaying the national union.
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