Secretary-General of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) Yousef A Al-Othaimeen and state minister for foreign affairs Shahriar Alam had a meeting in Jeddah on Monday, reports news agency UNB.
During the meeting, the two sides reviewed areas and prospects of close cooperation between the OIC and Bangladesh, according to OIC headquarters.
They praised the good level of existing cooperation and consulted on ways to foster coordination on the issue of the Muslim Rohingya in Myanmar, following the visit conducted last week to Bangladesh by a delegation from the OIC General Secretariat to take stock of the situation of Rohingya refugees on the ground.
Secretary-General of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (#OIC), Dr. Yousef A. Al-Othaimeen, on 8 March 2021, met in his office in Jeddah with Minister of State for Foreign Affairs of the Peopleâs Republic of #Bangladesh Md. Shahriar Alam. pic.twitter.com/rSjfFfety9— OIC (@OIC_OCI) March 8, 2021
The Secretary-General renewed the OIC’s appreciation for Bangladesh for hosting Rohingya refugees and for the efforts exerted by the Bangladesh government, under the leadership of Sheikh Hasina, to provide those refugees with care and support.