34-member alliance of Islamic countries for countering terrorism, militancy: Aziz

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ISLAMABAD, Feb.17 (APP): Advisor to the Prime Minister on Foreign Affairs Sartaj Aziz Wednesday said that the aims and objectives of the 34-member alliance of Islamic countries was to counter terrorism and militancy.Responding to various questions in the National Assembly about formation of the alliance and Pakistan’s role in it, he said, the coalition would coordinate military efforts in the fight against terrorism; to combat terrorism intellectually; coordinate media efforts to fight terrorism, fight those supporting and financing terrorism; provide data base on terrorist groups and organizations and hold meetings, seminars and conferences to study the developments of the phenomenon of terrorism and come up with recommendations to fight it.