Islamabad, 10 April 2023 (TDI): The President of Azad Jammu and Kashmir, Barrister Sultan Ahmad Mahmood Chaudhry, invited the Malaysian Ambassador in Pakistan, Azhar Mazlan, to an Iftar dinner on 5, April 2023.
The diplomatic corps of the OIC and representatives of the business world were also invited to this Iftar event to share their thoughts on the blessed month of Ramadan.
During the event, President Sultan extended his wishes to the visitors on the auspicious month of Ramadan.
The important aspect of this dinner at the international level is the presence of diplomats from the OIC (Organisation of Islamic Cooperation), a group of 57 Muslim-majority countries that work together to promote solidarity, cooperation, and coordination among its members.
The dinner provided an opportunity for Ambassador Azhar to network and interact with other diplomats from the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC).
The event also enabled Malaysian Ambassador to strengthen diplomatic ties with officials from other OIC states while exchanging views on current regional and global issues.
Overall, the iftar dinner was a significant chance to strengthen relationships within the Muslim world, promote solidarity among Muslim countries, and foster greater cooperation between Pakistan and other member states.
This indicates that Ambassador Azhar’s visit and the iftar meal hosted by President Sultan is seen as an important diplomatic gesture by Pakistan, Azad Jammu, and Kashmir toward the Muslim world.
Through this iftar, President Sultan is likely to have gained political and diplomatic support from the OIC member countries and a positive attitude from other attendants and their relevant departments. the
The event is an example of how religious traditions can be used for diplomatic purposes to strengthen bonds between nations.
Additionally, it provides an opportunity for him to showcase the hospitality and Muslim brotherhood of Azad Jammu and Kashmir to the international community, which could potentially contribute to the region’s development and growth.