OIC Secretary-Pakistani PM Discuss Issues of the Islamic World

Jeddah, MINA – Prime Minister of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan Imran Khan received Secretary General of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) Yousef A. Al-Othaimeen at his place of residence in Jeddah on Wednesday.

The two leaders discussed many issues of common concern. During the meeting, the Secretary General emphasized the central role of the Republic of Pakistan in the progress of the Organization and its various projects and the privileged position it enjoys among Member States, especially in Saudi Arabia.

Al-Othaimeen underscored the interest Pakistan accords to the issues and topics on the agenda of the OIC, UNA reported.

Their meeting emphasized the importance of strengthening bilateral relations between the Member States and closing ranks. In this respect, the Secretary General pointed out that the visit of the Prime Minister Khan to Saudi Arabia has a significant impact on activating joint Islamic action and conquering identical views and positions on the issues of the Muslim world.


The Secretary General reaffirmed the Organization’s constant position in supporting Pakistan and its legitimate demands concerning the Jammu and Kashmir region, reiterating the readiness of OIC to keep working with Pakistan in international forums in this regard.

He also discussed with the Prime Minister an array of issues with regard to the Muslim world, especially the phenomenon of Islamophobia and Muslim minorities in the world. Accordingly, Al-Othaimeen received the full support of Pakistan regarding such issues.(R/R04/RS5)

Mi’raj news Agency (MINA)