Jeddah (UNA-OIC) – Secretary-General of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) Dr. Yousef bin Ahmed Al-Othaimeen met here on Monday with Minister of State for Foreign Affairs of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh Md. Shahriar Alam.
During the meeting, the two sides reviewed areas and prospects of close cooperation between the OIC and Bangladesh. They praised the good level of existing cooperation and consultation on ways to foster coordination on the issue of the Muslim Rohingya in Myanmar following the visit conducted last week to Bangladesh by a delegation from the OIC General Secretariat to take stock of the situation of Rohingya refugees on the ground.
The Secretary-General renewed the OIC’s appreciation of Bangladesh for hosting Rohingya refugees and for the efforts exerted by the Bangladeshi government, under the leadership of Sheikha Hasina, to provide those refugees with care and support.