JKLF (R) welcomes OIC support to Kashmiris’ struggle
Srinagar: Jammu Kashmir Liberation Front (R) chairman, Farooq Ahmad Dar and senior vice-chairman, Javaid Ahmad Mir, have welcomed, what they said, the support of 57 Islamic countries to the Kashmiri people and their struggle for right of self- determination.
In a statement, Front spokesman said a delegation of Kashmiri representatives currently attended the 38th session of Foreign Ministers of the Organisation of Islamic Conference (OIC) in Kazakhstan.
“Previously the Deputy Secretary General of the OIC, Ambassador Abdullah Alim, attended the 5th Global Discourse on Kashmir in the European Parliament, organised by Kashmir Centre EU in conjunction with the All Party Group for Kashmir in the European Parliament. A high level meeting was held at the offices of KCEU in which a number of initiatives were outlined. The delegation consisted of Chief Patron JKLF (R) and Executive Director Kashmir Centre Brussels Barrister Abdul Majid Tramboo, Agha Syed Hassan Almosvi Alsafivi, Sardar Attique Ahmed Khan, Ghulam Muhammed Safi and Prof. Nazir Shawl. The delegation met with the foreign ministers of Kazakhstan, Iran, Turkey and Pakistan. A special meeting of the OIC Contact Group on Kashmir was held at the conference centre, chaired by the OIC Secretary General Ekmeleddin Ihsanoglu, in which the Kashmiri delegation, together with representatives of Saudi Arabia, Turkey, Niger, Pakistan and Kazakhstan took part,” he said, adding
“In his speech Ihsanoglu reaffirmed OIC’s commitment on the Kashmir issue and for this purpose the OIC has intensified its activities on the issue. He drew particular attention to the Assistant Secretary General and the Special Representatives recent visit to the Global Discourse on Kashmir in the European Parliament, and subsequently Pakistan Administered Kashmir. In their presentations the state Foreign Minister of Pakistan, Hina Rabbani Khar, stated that the recent Pakistan and India dialogue is a good start and hoped that a durable solution will be found to the Kashmir issue taking fully on board the Kashmiri leadership.”
He claimed that the representatives of Turkey, Saudi Arabia and Niger reiterated their continued support for the peaceful resolution of the Kashmir issue in accordance with the aspirations of its people.
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