‘OIC could be an efficient platform to deal with Afghan state of affairs’

Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi mentioned on Thursday that the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC), being a collective voice of Muslim Ummah, can show to be an efficient platform to deal with Afghanistan’s state of affairs.

The FM’s resolve got here while he was chairing a gathering in Islamabad whereby he mentioned that the upcoming OIC moot might be geared toward drawing the world’s consideration in direction of the necessity to prolong help to the Afghan folks confronted with a dire humanitarian state of affairs.

“The world now understands that abandoning Afghanistan is not in anybody’s interest,” he mentioned, including that the world seems prepared to increase help to the war-torn nation on humanitarian grounds.

Qureshi additional said that Pakistan has additionally invited Afghans to the upcoming assembly in order that they might current their perspective.

A day earlier, the overseas minister mentioned Pakistan was fulfilling its accountability to well timed warn the world that its inaction on Afghanistan would result in an enormous humanitarian disaster, warning the worldwide neighborhood that any chaos within the war-torn nation will strengthen terrorist outfits.

In a press release forward of a gathering of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation Council of Foreign Ministers (OIC-CFM) in Islamabad this Sunday, Qureshi additional warned that if the state of affairs deteriorated in Afghanistan, it won’t solely have an effect on Pakistan, but additionally the opposite international locations of the area and past.

“Pakistan wants the world to realise that a humanitarian crisis and economic collapse of Afghanistan is inevitable if the world continued to show apathy towards the grave situation,” he mentioned. He added pressing steps by the United Nations, International Monetary Fund, and World Bank have been the necessity of the hour.

Islamabad will host the 17th Extraordinary Session of the OIC-CFM on December 19. The assembly, convened by Saudi Arabia, will galvanise the worldwide actors to return ahead and prolong a serving to hand to the Afghan folks.

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