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OIC to host conference on Afghan reconciliation

OIC to host conference on Afghan reconciliation

Aug 22, 2016 - 11:17

KABULinfo-icon (Pajhwok): A three-day international conference of religious scholars will be organised in the holy cities of Makkah and Madina on promoting peace and reconciliation in Afghanistaninfo-icon.

Organisation of Islamic Conference (OIC) Secretary-General Iyad Amin Madani informed Chief Executive Dr. Abdullah Abdullah and Foreign Minister Syed Salahuddin Rabbani about the event.

“The conference is a good opportunity for Ulemainfo-icon to make a decision about the ongoing un war and brutalities in Afghanistan in light of the Islamic injunctions,” Dr. Abdullah said during a meeting with Madani.

A statement from Abdullah’s office said the two sides conferred on the role of the upcoming conference in bringing durable peace to Afghanistan. To be hosted by Saudi Arabia, the gathering will feature elite scholars from Islamic countries.

The OIC secretary general said insecurity and militant-linked violence against the Afghan nation would be discussed by the participants. The conference will have a positive impact on peace and stability across the region, in particular Afghanistan.

Madani said the conference would not only help restore peace in Afghanistan but would also play a key role in changing the mindset in the region, according to a statement issued by Dr. Abdullah’s office.



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