OIC special moot highlights: Inaugural session concludes

ISLAMABAD, Dec 19 (APP):Highlights of the inaugural session of the 17th extraordinary moot of OIC Foreign Ministers:

  • The session started on Sunday at 0945 hours with the recitation of verses from the Holy Quran, underscoring commandments of the Almighty Allah guiding to spend on orphans, and offer Zakat to support the destitute facing crisis like situation.
  • The foreign guests, delegates, Federal Ministers, Parliamentary Secretaries, parliamentarians and media started arriving at 0800 hours
  • Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi arrived the National Assembly Hall at 0945 hours to attend the session and greeted the dignitaries, distinguished guests and participating delegates
  • The OIC Secretary General,the Foreign Minister of  Saudi Arabia and Prime Minister Imran Khan arrived at the venue between 1130 hours and 11:35 hours one after the other
  • The Organization of Islamic Cooperation’s (OIC) special session opened by FM  Qureshi at 1145 hours
  • FM Qureshi delivered inaugural speech at 1150 hours highlighting looming humanitarian crisis in Afghanistan and proposing six-point mechanism to assist people of Afghanistan in this need of hour
  • Saudi FM Prince Faisal Bin Farhan AlSaud speech started at 1205 hours which ended at 1213 hours
  • The OIC Secretary General Hissein Brahim Taha speech started at 1214 hours which ended at 1223hours
  • On behalf of Asia Group of OIC Turkish FM Mevlut Cavusoglu gives statement at 1223 hours and 1228 hours
  • On behalf of Regional Arab Group of OIC, Foreign Minister of Jordan Ayman Safadi delivered speech at 1228 hours
  • On behalf of OIC African Group, Foreign Minister of Nigeria delivered speech at 1236 hours
  • President Islamic Development Bank Dr Muhammad Al-Jasser speech started at 1243 hours and ended at 1250 hours
  • Immediate, medium and long term measures were suggested by Dr Al-Jasser for sustainable rebuilding of Afghanistan