Thu, Sep

Rabbani, OIC chief talk Afghan peace process


Rabbani-and-OIC-delagationAfghan Foreign Minister Salahuddin Rabbani on Sunday discussed with the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) general secretary the Afghanistaninfo-icon peace process.

Rabbani, who is in Jakarta, Indonesia, to attend the fifth Extraordinary Summit of OIC on Palestine and Al-Quds Al-Shareef, held a meeting with OIC general secretary Iyad bin Amin Madani on the sidelines of the two-day summit.

The two discussed the Afghan government’s efforts at peace, a visit by an Afghan delegation to Saudi Arabia in near future and preparations for holding an international conference of Islamic scholars on the Afghan peace process in Saudi Arabia.
They stressed unity among Muslim countries and called the two-day OIC summit as important with regard to mustering support for the people of Palestine.

The summit commencing on Sunday under the theme ‘United for Just Solution’ comes against the backdrop of Israeli violations in the occupied city of Al-Quds, the West Bank and of the blockade of the Gaza Strip.
Rabbani will represent Afghanistan in the summit, the outcome which will be forwarded to the leaders of the OIC member states tomorrow. Some 49 countries of OIC would participate in the summit.