The foreign ministry said Land Minister Saifuzzaman Chowdhury represented Bangladesh during Friday’s meeting which was called following the Mar 15 attacks in Christchurch in which 50 Muslims including five Bangladeshis were killed. The minister also underlined enhanced OIC collaboration within the umbrella of the UN, the foreign ministry said. The meeting was convened and chaired by Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu, the current Chair of OIC Summit. Foreign Minister of New Zealand Winston Peters also attended the session at the invitation of Turkey as a guest of honour. The emergency meeting ended with adoption of a communique calling for taking pragmatic measures by OIC to tackle this menace of terrorism, Islamophobia and hatred against Muslim around the world.
Source: bd News24 March 22, 2019 19:30 UTC