OIC invites Mirwaiz to attend its summit in Istanbul

SRINAGAR: All Parties Hurriyat Conference Chief, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq, has been formally invited by the Secretary General of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation to attend the 13th Summit of the OIC to be held in Istanbul from 10th of this month.


Mirwaiz Umar Farooq in a statement in Srinagar said that being an important forum of the Islamic countries OIC had the responsibility to play a role in helping the Islamic world to get rid of the problems confronting it.

He appreciated the OIC for its continued political and diplomatic support to the people of Jammu and Kashmir.

He said peace and stability of entire South Asia is linked to the resolution of Kashmir conflict and the OIC and other international organizations could play a positive role in settlement of the lingering dispute.

Mirwaiz expressed the hope that during the Summit representatives of OIC would take steps to impress upon India to resolve Kashmir dispute as per aspirations of Kashmiris.