2007 News Story

OIC foreign ministers to meet in Islamabad tomorrow

The foreign ministers of Organization of the Islamic Conference (OIC) countries will hold their annual meeting in Islamabad, Pakistan tomorrow. The Saudi delegation is being led by Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Nizar Madani, who arrived in Islamabad today.

The theme of the three-day meeting will be “Peace, Progress and Harmony.” Participants are expected to discuss issues including Kashmir, Palestine, the US-Iranian standoff over Iran’s nuclear program, Afghanistan, Somalia and Arab-Israeli relations. Also on the agenda are Islamophobia and relations between the West and the Muslim world, as well as economic cooperation among member states.