Organization of the Islamic Conference

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Organization of the Islamic Conference

An international organization of several dozen Muslim-majority nations. It exists to promote Islamic economic values, international peace and similar goals. It was established in 1969 and is based in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. See also: Islamic finance.
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The ambassador thanked the Secretary General for the OIC's strong support and appropriately highlighting the issue of Jammu and Kashmir.
The President of AJK conveyed his deepest gratitude to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and His Majesty Salman Ibn Abdul Aziz, the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, as the host of the OIC Summit, for opening this space for the representation of the people of Jammu and Kashmir.
He added: 'In particular, Nigeria acknowledges the support of OIC Member States in countering the menace of terrorism and armed criminality in West Africa, the Lake Chad area and the Sahel Countries.
'Pakistan gives high value to the OIC and it intends to set up a permanent mission of OIC in Jeddah,' he said.
He stressed that monitoring system should be activated in OIC so that no member could deviate from set rules and regulations.
The Foreign Minister said the monitoring system in OIC should be made effective so that no country deviates from the principles and regulations.
The PTI stalwart will also hold meetings with his regional counterparts in addition to the OIC Secretary General Yusuf Bin Ahmed Al Uthaymeen.
He said the meeting would finalise the agenda for OIC Makkah meeting.
Says OIC resolution has expressed concern over atrocities and human rights violations in India-held Kashmir
Jeddah, Dec.20 (BNA): The Secretary General of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) Dr.
Jeddah, December 20, 2018, SPA -- The Secretary General of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) Dr.