Senior leaders of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) member states have stressed the importance of taking swift action to put an immediate end to the ongoing brutal violence against the Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar.
Keep in note OCI is the biggest body on earth after United Nations.
ASTANA, September 10. /TASS/. Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Saturday during a summit of the Organization of Islamic Organization (OIC) on sciences and technologies, held in Astana, his country is ready to help refugees from Myanmar.
“In Myanmar, our Muslim brothers experience very abusive treatment, they are made to flee their houses, and we must apply every effort to prevent the unfair attitude to them,” he said. “Together with governments of Myanmar and Bangladesh we want to be working to prevent this human drama.”
The Turkish president said the Muslims seeking shelter in Bangladesh also need support.
“We have informed authorities of Bangladesh that we want to offer assistance,” he continued. “In order to stop this violence, all the Islamic states must apply effort together.”
Pakistani President Mamnoon Hussain arrived in Asatana this afternoon to attend the Organization of Islamic Cooperation’s Science and Technology Summit. The two day summit would begin at the Kazakh capital tomorrow. The Summit is the first of its kind as it specializes on issues related to health, education, innovation, research, space exploration, climate changes, food security and other vital issues for development.