They discussed Rohingya plight on an online meeting.
Officials from the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) and the UN discussed the humanitarian situation of Rohingya refugees during a virtual meeting on Wednesday. The UN High Commissioner for Refugees briefed members of the OIC’s contact group on developments Ibrahim Khairat, who’s the OIC’s envoy to Myanmar, confused the organization’s efforts and strategy in resolving the humanitarian, political and human rights situation for Rohingya Muslims.
Samir Bakr, who’s the top of the OIC General Secretariat’s delegation and assistant secretary-general for Palestine affairs, expressed the secretariat’s keenness to support member states Rohingya Muslims according to with the OIC charter and the organization’s decisions. He also pointed out the significance that the OIC secretary-general placed on locating an intensive way to the plight faced by the Muslim minority, which the UN defined as the most persecuted minority in the world. Bakr also highlighted the OIC’s commitment to the principle of solidarity, global cooperation and burden-sharing, saying that the humanitarian issue has to be addressed in an international context, mainly when the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic was exacerbating the Rohingya refugee situation.