Jeddah, UAE: Secretary General of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC), Dr. Yousef A. Al-Othaimeen, urged Member States to support the fund set upby the OIC General Secretariat in favor of supporting the court case of accountability for the human rights violationsagainst the Rohingya minority, which was filed with the International Court of Justice (ICJ).
The Secretary-General made the remarkon Wednesday, October 7, at the headquarters of the General Secretariat in Jeddah, during the ceremonymarking the financial grant extended by the Islamic Solidarity Fund (ISF),which was depositedin the OIC accountin response to the SecretaryGeneral’s appeal made during the consultative meeting of the Ad hoc Ministerial Committee on the court case.
Dr. Al-Othaimeenexpressed his thanks 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, theChair of the Islamic Summit, for the limitless support and facilities it provides for the work of the OIC and its Organs in advocating the causes of the Islamic world. The SecretaryGeneral 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.