Jeddah, (UNA-OIC) – Secretary General of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) Dr. Yousef Al-Othaimeen urged Member States on Wednesday to support the fund set up by the General Secretariat in favor of supporting the court case of accountability for the human rights violations against the Rohingya minority, which was filed with the International Court of Justice (ICJ).
The Secretary General made his remarks on Wednesday, at the OIC headquarters in Jeddah, during the ceremony marking the financial grant extended by the Islamic Solidarity Fund (ISF), which was deposited in the OIC account in response to the Secretary General’s appeal made during the consultative meeting of the Ad hoc Ministerial Committee on the court case.
Dr. Al-Othaimeen expressed his gratitude to the President of the ISF Permanent Council, Ambassador Nasser bin Abdullah Al-Zuaabi, and the ISF Executive Director, Mr. Ibrahim Al-Khuzim, for the prompt response.
He also thanked the host country, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, the Chair of the Islamic Summit, for the unlimited support and facilities it provides for the OIC and its Organs in advocating the causes of the Islamic world.
The Secretary General also thanked the Republic of Bangladesh for its support and care for the Rohingya refugees on its territory. He also hailed the Member States’ continuous support for this cause.