OIC to hold foreign ministers, contact groups meetings in New York

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ISLAMABAD, Sep 21 (APP):The Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) is all set to hold the annual coordination meeting for the foreign ministers of the member states as well as the meeting of the contact groups to discuss the developments and issues of the Muslim world, on the sidelines the United Nations General Assembly session starting on September 25, 2018.
The Secretary General of the OIC Dr Yousef Al-Othaimeen along with a high-level delegation is travelling to New York to participate in the UNGA session, said a press release received here Friday.
The agenda of the secretary general during the UNGA is full of bilateral meetings with heads of state, foreign ministers and other senior officials from the member states and non-member states as well as international and regional organisations.
Al-Othaimeen is also expected to attend high-level meetings on Yemen, Syria and the Sahel region.
On the sidelines of the UNGA, the OIC will hold its annual coordination meeting for the foreign ministers of the member states on September 28 during which they would discuss the developments in the Muslim world and issues of concern especially in Palestine and regarding terrorism and Islamophobia and the Muslim communities in the world.
The OIC will also hold its contact group meetings at the level of foreign ministers on Palestine, Jammu and Kashmir, Yemen, the aggression of Armenia against Azerbaijan, Mali, Sierra Leone, the Rohingya, Bosnia and Herzegovina as well as on Muslims in Europe and the first meeting on Friends of Mediation.
The organization in collaboration with Saudi Arabia organising a high-level event on the situation of Rohingya Minority of Myanmar.