The Jeddah-based Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) today condemned the barbaric bombing in Lahore, Pakistan on 27.
Secretary General of the OIC, Iyad Ameen Madani, expressed his sincere condolences and deepest sympathy to the families of the victims, most of whom were celebrating the Easter festival. He wished the injured quick recovery, and assured of the OIC's fullest support to the leadership, government and people of Pakistan in confronting terrorism and crime.
The Riyadh-based King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Center (KSRELIEF) distributed yesterday 20 tons of dates in Hibbaan Directorate in Yemen's Shabwa Province through AlKhair Coalition for Humanitarian Relief as part of a program devoted to the relief of the province.
The Command of Forces of Coalition to Restore Legitimacy in Yemen announced today that 9 Saudi detainees were repatriated and 109 Yemeni citizens arrested in military operations near Saudi Arabia’s southern border were handed over within the framework of calm previously announced on March 8, 2016.
The first meeting of the Islamic Military Alliance to combat terrorism was held in Riyadh today. Military chiefs from the member states vowed to “dry up terrorists’ resources.”
Brig. Gen. Ahmed Asiri, spokesman for the alliance, said the representatives of the 34-country Islamic alliance discussed a unified strategy to degrade terrorism. Ideological, media, financial and military aspects to combat terrorism were discussed.
Saudi Arabia today strongly condemned and denounced the terrorist attack in the south of Baghdad. In a statement, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs expressed the Kingdom's condolences to the families of the victims and to the government and people of Iraq, wishing a speedy recovery for the injured and stressing the need for concerted efforts to combat and uproot this dangerous phenomenon.
The Minister of Housing today signed a memorandum of understanding with South Korea’s Ministry of Land, Transport and Infrastructure for the construction of 100,000 housing units in Riyadh over a ten years. The Saudi-South Korean consortium included Korea’s Daewoo Engineering & Construction Co. and Hanwha Engineering and Construction Corp., and Saudi company Pan Kingdom Company (SAPAC).
The Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz today sent a cable of condolences to His Majesty King Philippe of Belgium, condemning the criminal attacks in Brussels and calling for global cooperation to fight terrorism.
The Riyadh-based King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Center (KSRELIEF) distributed 4,000 food baskets in the Taiz Governorate of Yemen as part of a project to distribute 100,000 food baskets to the affected region.
The General Secretariat of Senior Scholars Commission condemned the terrorist attacks in Belgium which killed and injured a number of people. The General Secretariat confirmed that the entire world must work together to fight terrorism whatever its source and wherever it targets.
The Secretary General of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation, Iyad Ameen Madani, condemned in the strictest terms the terrorist attacks perpetrated Brussels. Secretary General Madani reaffirmed the OIC’s unwavering solidarity and support to Belgium at these critical and painful circumstances and expressed his firm rejection of these terrorist acts, which violate the sanctity of human life and reiterated OIC’s principled and consistent position in condemning terrorism in all its forms and manifestations.