Pakistan on Thursday, 26th November 2020 tried to brush apart stories that the Kashmir challenge was not a part of a overseas ministers’ assembly of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC). It known as them a part of false Indian propaganda.

The OIC statements, each in English and Arabic, was issued for Friday’s Council of Overseas Ministers (CFM) assembly in Niamey. It’s the capital of Niger. It made no point out of Kashmir within the agenda introduced in Riyadh, the capital of Saudi Arabia which is presently main the grouping. The most recent omission comes at a time when ties between Pakistan, Saudi Arabia, and UAE stay strained over what Pakistani diplomats say are unfulfilled expectations.

However overseas workplace spokesperson Zahid Hafeez Chaudhri stated in a briefing that the Kashmir challenge was a everlasting merchandise on the OIC agenda. Friday’s was the primary CFM assembly after India revoked Kashmir’s particular standing in August final 12 months.

The spokesperson additionally stated that OIC has been unambiguously announcing itself on the problem for many years. That is by way of a succession of the summit in addition to CFM resolutions.

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He insisted that the OIC had spoken on the Kashmir challenge a number of instances. And has additionally known as for a settlement with the related UN Safety Council resolutions.

The OIC Contact Group on Jammu and Kashmir has met thrice up to now 15 months. A gathering of the group with overseas ministers was held in June this 12 months.

Overseas Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi Is Pakistan’s Consultant In The OIC Assembly

Pakistan’s consultant on the assembly is overseas minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi. Quereshi left Islamabad on Wednesday for collaborating within the OIC assembly.

Earlier than leaving for Niger, Qureshi stated that he’ll increase the Kashmir challenge and Islamophobia on the two-day assembly.

The overseas minister stated that on the sidelines of the assembly, he can even maintain bilateral parleys. This can be together with his counterparts from the Islamic international locations. The OIC members will give their positions on worldwide points. And there can even be efforts to kind a joint stand by the Muslim-majority international locations.

In August, Qureshi had requested the OIC to cease dilly-dallying on the convening of a gathering of its Council of Overseas Ministers on Kashmir. This assertion angered the grouping’s Saudi management.

He stated that if they can’t convene it, then he can be compelled to ask Prime Minister Imran Khan to name a gathering of the Islamic international locations which might be prepared to face with Pakistan on the problem of Kashmir and help the oppressed Kashmiris.