(Photo:Arab News)
(Photo:Arab News)

Riyadh, 29 Rabiul Awal 1437/9January 2016 (MINA) –The plight of Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar was among the issues that came up during a meeting between Bangladesh Foreign Minister Abul Hassan Mahmood Ali and OIC Secretary-General Iyad Ameen Madani on Thursday.

During the meeting, the OIC headquarters in Jeddah, the two parties discussed matters of common interest of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation member states.

Hassan expressed his country’s readiness to extend full support to the cause of Muslim Ummah.

The visiting minister briefed Madani on the initiatives of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, for socio-economic development of the country as well as adoption of the UN General Assembly (UNGA) resolution of culture of peace and non-violence.

The minister emphasized on the collective role of the international community to address the Rohingya issue.

He highlighted measures taken by Bangladesh to resolve the matter with a constructive dialogue with government of Myanmar, which is expected to get due importance after assumption of office by new government led by Aung San Suu Kyi, Arab News quoted by Mi’raj Islamic News Agency (MINA) as reporting.

Madani briefed the Bangladesh minister about the OIC’s priorities, forthcoming summits and conferences.

He reaffirmed the group’s interest to continue its engagement with Bangladesh to enhance development and political stability across the Muslim world. (T/Imt/R07)

Mi’raj Islamic News Agency (MINA)