Organization of Islamic Cooperation's (OIC) member countries held a meeting to review the condition of Rohingya Muslims in Astana. The meeting focused over the atrocities on the Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar. The meeting said violence on the Muslims is against the international law. Almost two hundred and seventy thousand Rohingya Muslims were migrated to Bangladesh from October 2016. The meeting urged that United Nations should to play its due role to resolve this issue.

Analyst on Telephone: 

Dr. Amna Mehmood (IR Expert):

OIC has proposed sending an OIC mission to probe the massacres of Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar. In my opinion this regional organization should have sent its own fact finding mission to Myanmar. Hundreds of Rohingya men and boys have been rounded up and remain incommunicado in the western region of the country. International community has its own interests so will never take notice of worst brutalities in Myanmar on Muslim community. All the Muslim countries should call back their ambassadors from Myanmar as a protest against mass killing of innocent people.

Topic:  President emphasizes on self-sufficiency of Muslim ummah in socio-economic sector

President Mamnoon Hussain has urged the Muslim Ummah to wage collective efforts for the development of Science and Technology to meet challenges of the new era. He was addressing the two-day OIC-Summit on Science and Technology which began in Kazakhstan capital Astana on Sunday. The President said rapid changes are occurring in the fields of science and technology on innovations basis. He emphasized the need for enhanced focus of Muslim Ummah to improve the agricultural production and develop agricultural technology sector. He said with solid foundations of education and skilled healthy manpower, it will be possible to focus on higher education and research in emerging areas of science and technology. Mamnoon Hussain said that unity among the Muslim Ummah is very imperative for development, prosperity and a safe future for the new generation.

Host: Arshad MAlik

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