Islamabad, 13 December 2022 (TDI): On Monday, December 12, 2022, in Islamabad, Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif, the Prime Minister of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan, received Hissein Brahim Taha.
Hissein Brahim Taha is the Secretary-General of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC). During the meeting, the Prime Minister expressed gratitude for the OIC’s principled stance & consistent support for the resolution of the Kashmir dispute.
OIC supports the resolution of the Jammu and Kashmir issue as per the pertinent UN Security Council resolutions during the meeting that materialized during the Secretary-ongoing General’s official visit to Pakistan.
Moreover, the Secretary-General updated the Prime Minister on his diplomatic efforts regarding the Jammu and Kashmir issue and reiterated the OIC’s full solidarity with the Kashmiri people in their fight for the right to self-determination.
The two sides also discussed the humanitarian issues that affect the people of Afghanistan, the Palestine question, and efforts to combat the spread of anti-Muslim prejudice and Islamophobia worldwide.
Aspects of cooperation between the OIC and Pakistan were also discussed at the meeting, with a focus on the implementation of the Council of Foreign Ministers’ resolutions while Pakistan is still the Council’s chairman.
Prior to this, the Secretary-General and his delegation visited Muzaffarabad, met with H.E. Barrister Sultan Mehmood Chaudhary, President of Azad Jammu and Kashmir, and received updates at the Line of Control separating Pakistan from India.