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Two-day OIC summit opens today

DAKAR: The two-day summit of the leaders of the Organization of Islamic Conference (OIC) will open here at the capital of Senegal on Thursday (today). Foreign Minister Inam ul Haq will represent Pakistan in the summit, who is already in Dakar to attend the OIC ministerial session. Chairman All parties Hurriyat Conference (APHC) Mir Waiz Omar Farooq also reached Dakar and expected to attend the conference.

Addressing the inaugural ministerial session of the summit, OIC Secretary General Ekmeleddin Ihsanoglu and Foreign Minister of Senegal said that the summit would discuss the challenges facing the Ummah, including the core issue of Kashmir. In the ministerial session, two resolutions were passed unanimously regarding extension of the United Nations Security Council, Resolution of the Kashmir dispute and reforms in the UN. In the ministerial meeting, the OIC urged India to reciprocate the spirit of flexibility being shown by Pakistan and work towards finding a just and peaceful settlement of the Kashmir dispute.-SANA

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