Pakistan represent at OIC foreign ministers meeting today, says FM Qureshi

MAKKAH: Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi arrived in Saudi Arabia to attend the 4th Summit of Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) Council of Foreign Minister’s meeting.

Qureshi will represent Pakistan in the meeting of Foreign Ministers’ Council of OIC to be held in Makkah today.

The meeting is expected to approve the Makkah Declaration, the draft of the OIC summit, after mutual consultation.

Qureshi will present Pakistan’s stance on the regional situation, particularly the ongoing tension relating to Iran and the Middle East at the OIC meeting.

On the sidelines, Qureshi said he would hold meetings with his counterparts and the OIC Secretary General.

A meeting of OIC Kashmir Contact Group is also expected to be held, where members would present their points of view.

Moreover, Prime Minister Imran Khan will attend the OIC on Friday.

PM Imran will represent Pakistan at the OIC Summit titled ‘Makkah Summit: Together for the Future”, hosted by Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, which aims at developing a unified stance of Muslim leaders on rising tension in the Gulf.