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World should fund for Afghan education, health & food sectors: Fawad
December 19, 2021

Minister for Information and Broadcasting Chaudhry Fawad Hussain says if the international community is not willing to politically recognise the Afghan government it should at least directly spend on education, health and food sectors to avert any crisis. 

In a special media talk in Islamabad, he said Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) Foreign Ministers’ Conference is a major moot on Afghanistan. He said that the situation in Afghanistan is deteriorating where women and children are most affected.

Fawad Hussain said the US had frozen 9 billion US dollar of Afghanistan, if this money is not returned the crisis will escalate.

Meanwhile, Minister of State for Information and Broadcasting Farrukh Habib says Pakistan has always been at the forefront in helping neighbouring Islamic country Afghanistan. 

He was talking to media before start of Extraordinary meeting of the Council of OIC Foreign Ministers in Islamabad on Sunday.

He said Pakistan has been hosting 4 million Afghan refugees since many decades. After 41 years, an extraordinary OIC meeting is taking place in Pakistan.

Farrukh Habib said this meeting would send a message to the world that Pakistan would continue its efforts for a sustainable and stable Afghanistan.

In a tweet on Sunday, Farrukh Habib said Prime Minister Imran Khan in his address to OIC Foreign Ministers Conference called on international community to take immediate steps to address the humanitarian crisis in Afghanistan.

He said Prime Minister presented the case of Muslims on Islamophobia including Kashmir and Palestine issues in detail.