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OIC SG urges member states to help Gambia run Rohingya case

Desk Report || risingbd.com

Published: 22:40, 28 May 2023  
OIC SG urges member states to help Gambia run Rohingya case

A joint letter has been sent to all OIC countries to help The Gambia with funds to run the case in the International Court of Justice (ICJ) on Rohingya genocide.

Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen said this while addressing reporters after a meeting with Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) Secretary General Hissein Brahim Taha on Sunday (May 28).

Dr Momen said Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, OIC Secretary General and the President of Gambia sent a joint letter to the member states recently seeking support for the fund created by the OIC.

"They (OIC) have taken a leading role. Tomorrow they will visit the Rohingya camps," Momen said, adding that they discussed the Rohingya crisis and the necessity of unity among the Muslims.

The OIC Secretary General said in fact Bangladesh is a very important country for the OIC member states.

"We are here to convey our thanks for the tremendous efforts done by Bangladesh government. These Rohingya people are suffering. They deserve peace, security and better life," said Hissein Brahim.

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