Extraordinary meeting of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation on the situation in Afghanistan in Islamabad
Islam Abad: An extraordinary meeting of OIC foreign ministers on the situation in Afghanistan has decided to set up a humanitarian trust fund to help the Afghan people, for which a special account will be opened in the Islamic Development Bank. ۔
An extraordinary meeting of OIC foreign ministers on the situation in Afghanistan was held in Islamabad, which was attended by Deputy Foreign Ministers of 10 countries and 70 delegations, including foreign ministers of 20 countries, at the invitation of Pakistan. Pakistan is hosting the IC Foreign Ministers’ Meeting.
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Prime Minister Imran Khan
Addressing the OIC Foreign Ministers’ Meeting, Prime Minister Imran Khan said that after 41 years, the OIC Summit is being held in Pakistan. I welcome the distinguished guests to Pakistan. The Prime Minister said that no other country has faced as many problems as Afghans have faced, no country has faced a situation like Afghanistan, Afghanistan has been suffering from civil war for 4 decades, and most of all because of the situation there. Pakistan suffered the most and Pakistan suffered the most. More than 80,000 Pakistanis lost their lives in the war on terror.
Shah Mehmood Qureshi
Addressing the OIC Summit, Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi said that he welcomes the distinguished guests attending the OIC Summit. The OIC’s confidence in Pakistan is welcome for the extraordinary meeting. Pakistan convened a similar meeting for Afghanistan 40 years ago. This meeting is important for the survival of Afghanistan.
The Foreign Minister said that Afghanistan’s economic crisis would be catastrophic for the region, the World Food Program has identified the food problem in Afghanistan, the world should go beyond everything and move forward on the Afghan problem, Pakistan once again the humanitarian crisis in Afghanistan. The Muslim world and the world should play their role to save Afghanistan from the human tragedy. The economic situation of Afghanistan needs the attention of the world. The crisis will hit the region hard.
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Saudi Foreign Minister
Addressing the OIC Summit, the Saudi Foreign Minister said that the OIC pays tribute to Pakistan for holding the OIC Summit and for its excellent arrangements. Thank you, OIC Secretary General and others for attending the meeting. The issue of Afghanistan must be looked at on a humanitarian basis. The Afghan people, including women and children, are suffering in Afghanistan. The economic crisis in Afghanistan could worsen. Is.
Islamic Development Bank announces opening of special account for Afghanistan
The Islamic Development Bank has announced the opening of a special account to assist Afghanistan. This special fund will raise funds for Afghanistan.
Secretary General OIC
Addressing the press conference, OIC Secretary General Hussain Ibrahim Taha said that it was a very important meeting and its effects would be far reaching. I congratulate Pakistan on its successful convening of the meeting as the host country ۔
He said the European Union, the United States, Britain, France and others had played a proactive role in announcing the aid, adding that the meeting would be a hope for a better future for the Afghan people. All countries will submit aid.
The OIC Secretary General added that the Islamic Jurisprudence Academy would reach a consensus among the Afghan parties by contacting the Ulema.
Situation in Afghanistan
According to the United Nations, 3.8 million people in Afghanistan are suffering from severe food shortages, while the World Food Program (WFP) has warned that 3.2 million Afghan children are suffering from malnutrition and more than 6.5 million people have been displaced. In this extraordinary meeting, all the Muslim Ummah will speak with one voice and adopt a policy on the humanitarian situation in Afghanistan, and move towards taking concrete steps to help the Afghan brothers.
Afghan Interim Foreign Minister Amir Khan Muttaqi praised Pakistan’s support for peace and development in Afghanistan, saying it was unprecedented, especially thanks to Prime Minister Imran Khan, who convened an important conference to find a solution to the humanitarian crisis in Afghanistan.
Efforts by Pakistan and Saudi Arabia to avert a humanitarian crisis in Afghanistan have paid off, the statement said
The OIC Foreign Ministers’ Conference has issued a joint statement announcing the establishment of a special Islamic Development Fund for Afghanistan, the establishment of a food security program, the opening of financial and banking channels and the appointment of a special envoy. Will be done
The statement also said that the Islamic Development Bank has announced the opening of a special account to assist Afghanistan. This special account will raise funds for Afghanistan.
The Secretary-General said that all countries would contribute to the Trust Fund established for Afghanistan under the Islamic Development Bank.
The statement was issued by OIC Secretary General Hussain Ibrahim Taha and Pakistani Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi at a joint press conference.