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FM Qureshi to virtually attend OIC emergency session on Palestine

ISLAMABAD: Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi said an emergency session of the executive committee of foreign ministers of the Organization of Islamic Countries (OIC) has been convened on Sunday to evolve a joint strategy on Palestine situation. In a telephonic

Pakisan urges UN for global dialogue on countering Islamophobia

ISLAMABAD: Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi called upon the UN Secretary General to convene a global dialogue on countering rising Islamophobia and promoting inter-faith harmony. The foreign minister was virtually addressing an event in commemoration of the International Day to

Pakistan joins OIC in observing int’l day to combat Islamophobia

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan has joined the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) in observing the first-ever ‘International Day to Combat Islamophobia’. Pakistan had presented a resolution to designate March 15 as ‘International Day to Combat Islamophobia’ at the 47th Session of the

Pakistan congratulates newly-elected OIC Secretary General

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan has extended its warm felicitations to Hussein Ibrahim Taha, from the Republic of Chad, on his election as the new Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) Secretary General . The Ministry of Foreign Affairs issued a statement in the

OIC’s support for Kashmir

Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi has returned from a visit to the African nation of Niger to attend the OIC Council of Foreign Minister’s meeting. After two days of deliberations, the 57-member bloc came up with a declaration calling on

Next meeting of OIC Foreign Ministers to be held in Pakistan: FM

ISLAMABAD: Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi has said the next meeting of the Organisation of Islamic Countries (OIC) Council of Foreign Ministers will be held in Pakistan. In a statement on Monday, the foreign minister said the passage of unanimous

FM Qureshi discusses bilateral issues with Saudi counterpart

ISLAMABAD: Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi met his Saudi counterpart Faisal bin Farhan Al-Saud on the sidelines of the 47th session of OIC Council of Foreign Ministers in Niamey, Niger. Both countries have agreed to further promote bilateral cooperation in

Rise of Hindutva serious threat to Indian Muslims: FM Qureshi tells OIC

ISLAMABAD: Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi has said the rising wave of Hindutva in India has emerged as a serious threat not only to Indian Muslims but also to regional security. In his statement at the 47th Session of the

FM discusses peace process with Afghan counterpart

ISLAMABAD: Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi has said Pakistan desires peace in Afghanistan will continue to play a role for peace in the neighbouring country The foreign minister met with Afghan counterpart Mohammed Haneef Atmar on the sidelines of the

OIC Foreign Ministers’ meeting to begin in Niamey today

ISLAMABAD: The two-day session of the Council of Foreign Ministers of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) begins in Niamey Niger on Friday. During the two-day session, the forum will discuss a wide range of issues confronting the Muslim world

No proposal to recognise Israel under consideration: FO Spokesperson

ISLAMABAD: The Foreign Office has said that Pakistan’s policy towards Israel is clear and no proposal regarding recognition of Israel is under consideration. During a weekly media briefing in Islamabad, the Foreign Office spokesman said that Prime Minister Imran Khan’s

Pakistan to raise Kashmir issue in OIC meeting today

NIAMEY: The 47th meeting of the Foreign Ministers of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) will be held today in the capital of the Republic of Niger. Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi arrived in Niger to attend the OIC Summit.

FM to attend OIC foreign ministers’ summit in Niger

ISLAMABAD: Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi is departing for the African nation of Niger to represent Pakistan at the OIC Council of Foreign Ministers’ meeting. In a video message, the foreign minister said the meeting will deliberate upon the challenges

Setback in Saudi relations

It seems that relations with Saudi Arabia have suffered a setback. Pakistan is frustrated at the failure of the Saudi-led OIC to hold a meeting on Kashmir and has hinted on taking a separate direction. The statement by Foreign Minister

OIC to hold virtual emergency meeting on IOK today

ISLAMABAD: An emergency virtual meeting of the Organisation of Islamic Organisation (OIC) Contact Group on Jammu and Kashmir is being held at the ministerial level today on Monday on Pakistan’s call to discuss up the worsening situation in Indian Occupied

FO rejects misleading reports about OIC envoys virtual meeting

ISLAMABAD: Foreign Office Spokesperson Aisha Farooqui has rejected reports about the virtual meeting of Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) Ambassadors to the United Nations on May 20. A report had emerged that the United Arab Emirates and Maldives have thwarted

OIC mobilises resources to tackle impact of coronavirus

JEDDAH: The Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) has pledged to mobilize all their resources to tackle the spread of the novel coronavirus pandemic. In a press release, the OIC General Secretariat emphasized that it would pursue its response campaign until

OIC denounces violence against Indian Muslims amid coronavirus epidemic

JEDDAH: The Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) while condemning the increase in violence against Muslims in India urged the Prime Minister Narendra Modi to stop the ongoing Islamophobia campaign maligning Muslims for spread of coronavirus. According to a statement issued

OIC holds online emergency session on coronavirus pandemic

ISLAMABAD: The steering committee on health of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) on Friday held an emergency session over the current situation of the coronavirus pandemic According to a joint statement issued at the end of the video conference

Resolution of Kashmir, Palestine issue top agenda of OIC: special envoy

ISLAMABAD: Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi says people of Pakistan have high hopes attached to the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) as it has always raised its voice for the resolution of Kashmir issue. Briefing media along with OIC Secretary

OIC’s special meeting should be held on Kashmir dispute: FM Qureshi

ISLAMABAD: Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi has reiterated that a special meeting of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) should be held on Kashmir dispute. Addressing a press conference along with the OIC Secretary General’s Special Envoy for Jammu and

OIC’s reluctance on Kashmir

It was a diplomatic victory for Pakistan when OIC agreed to hold a special meeting on the Kashmir issue. Now reports have emerged that Saudi Arabia along with other Gulf countries is showing reluctance to hold the meeting and slowly

Pakistan desires early meeting of OIC foreign ministers on IoK: FM

MULTAN: Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi on Sunday said Pakistan desires an early meeting of the foreign ministers of Organisation of Islamic Cooperation on the human rights violations in occupied Kashmir to send across a message on the issue. Addressing

OIC’s condemnation

After more than a month since the Babri Mosque verdict was issued and weeks since ensuing violent protests in India over the controversial citizenship amendment act, the OIC has finally released a statement expressing concerns over both incidents. The Islamic

Need to present true Islamic ideology before world, says Firdos

ISLAMABAD: Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Information and Broadcasting Dr Firdous Ashiq Awan on Tuesday said we need to present the true Islamic ideology before the world. Prime Minister Imran Khan has directed that an information and culture

OIC must take notice of IoK’s grave rights violations: President AJK

ISLAMABAD: President Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) Masood Khan has said that the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) should take notice of the grave rights violations in Indian Occupied Kashmir (IoK). While demanding Indian to end its atrocities in held

OIC will raise more voices to highlight IoK’s rights: Awan

ISLAMABAD: Special Assistant of PM on Information Dr. Firdous Ashiq Awan has said that the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) would raise more voices to highlight the democratic rights of occupied Kashmiris. While thanking the OIC for supporting and expressing

FO urges OIC to play significant role in Babri Mosque verdict

ISLAMABAD: The spokesperson of Foreign Office Dr. Mohammad Faisal has urged the Organization of Islamic Council (OIC) to play a significant role in the verdict of the Babri Mosque case. The spokesperson of Foreign Office Dr. Mohammad Faisal said that

OIC urges India to lift IoK’s curfew

NEW YORK: The Organisation of Islamic Countries (OIC) has urged India to lift the curfew from Indian occupied Kashmir (IoK). The OIC asked India to reverse its decision in Iok and allow the occupied territory free access to international bodies,

PM urges OIC members to take IoK’s situation seriously

NEW YORK: Prime Minister Imran Khan has urged the members of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) to take the situation of Indian occupied Kashmir’s seriously. The prime minister spoke at a dinner in the honour of delegates of the