PM Imran reaches Madina to attend OIC Makkah summit tomorrow

Premier also visits Roza-e-Rasool (PBUH) and performs Nawafil at Masjid-e-Nabvi before leaving for Jeddah

News Desk May 30, 2019

Prime Minister Imran Khan on Thursday landed in Madina on a three-day visit to Saudi Arabia where he will visit Roza-e-Rasool (PBUH) and perform Nawafil at Masjid-e-Nabvi before leaving for Jeddah.

He will represent Pakistan at the 14th Summit of Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) in Makkah which is scheduled to be held on Friday (tomorrow), Radio Pakistan reported.

The conference titled 'Makkah Summit: Together for the Future' hosted by Saudi King Salman aims to develop a unified stance on current issues and events in the Islamic world.

Ahead of the summit, a meeting of the OIC Council of Foreign Ministers was held in Jeddah.  It deliberated on adopted outcome documents for the Makkah Summit.

Speaking during the meeting, Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi drew the participants' attention towards grave human rights violations taking place in occupied Kashmir.

He sought support of the OIC member states for constituting a commission of inquiry under the UN to investigate the violations and excesses in the held territory.

FM Qureshi also made a detailed reference to the situation in Palestine, strongly condemning the continuing Israeli atrocities against innocent Palestinians.



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