Islamabad: Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) says Kashmir has always been on top of its agenda and the Organization supports Pakistan’s principled stance on Kashmir dispute.
This was stated by OIC Secretary-General, Dr. Yousaf Ahmad Al-Othaimeen during his meeting with President Azad Jammu and Kashmir Sardar Muhammad Masood Khan in Islamabad.
The OIC Secretary-General said we strongly condemn massive human rights violations in Kashmir and continue efforts to provide access to OIC’s fact finding mission in Occupied Kashmir.
In a Statement to Wilayat Times,Dr. Yousaf Ahmad said he would apprise the United Nations and other world institutions about the prevailing situation of Occupied Kashmir while using the OIC’s platform.
He assured the AJK President that OIC would keep on supporting for right of self-determination of the Kashmiri nation.
The OIC Secretary General expressed concern at the atrocities being committed by the Indian Occupation Forces with impunity.
He called for an early resolution of the Kashmir dispute through peaceful negotiations and underlined the need for India’s engagement with Pakistan through a dialogue process towards a peaceful settlement of the Kashmir issue.
He said that the OIC would continue to monitor human rights situation in the Kashmir.
While expressing solidarity with the Kashmiri people, the Secretary-General reiterated the OIC’s continued support to the right of self determination of the people of Jammu and Kashmir.
Speaking on the occasion, Sardar Masood Khan thanked the OIC Secretary General for continual support to the right to self-determination and peaceful settlement of the Kashmir dispute.
He said OIC’s unflinching support to the people of Jammu and Kashmir in their struggle for self-determination is matter of great satisfaction.
While welcoming the OIC delegation headed by its Secretary General, President said the visit OIC is highly significant. He visit of the OIC delegation at such a time when United Nations is silent over the inhuman acts of Indian forces in Kashmir is certainly moral boosting for the people of Kashmir.
He appealed to the member countries of the organization to cooperate with Pakistan in raising Kashmir issue at global platforms including United nations.