World Bulletin / News Desk
The secretary general of the Organization of the Islamic Conference (OIC) arrived in New York on Monday in a visit also aimed at discussing issues of the Muslim world with the Islamic Group in the United Nations General Assembly.
Secretary General Ekmeleddin Ihsanoglu will participate in the 65th session of the United Nations (UN) General Assembly, Anadolu Agency said.
Foreign ministers of OIC member states will convene at the UN headquarters on September 24 for an annual coordination meeting on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly.
Ihsanoglu will hold bilateral talks with heads of state and foreign ministers of participating countries, and attend OIC-European Union (EU) Troika Meeting, and meetings concerning OIC member states.
In separate meetings with contact groups, the Secretary General would discuss latest developments on the issues of Palestine, Iraq, Somalia, Kashmir, Bosnia Herzegovina, Sierra Leone, among others.
OIC has invited Kashmir's the All Parties Hurriyet Conference Chairman, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq to the meeting of the OIC Contact Group, but he is still under house arrest over India's restrictions.
Ihsanoglu will open the new building of OIC's Representation to the UN, and make speeches in many think-tank organizations.
Proceeding to Chicago, Ihsanoglu is expected to discuss situation of Muslim minority in the region; and deliver opening remarks of a conference on situation of Muslim in the United States.Last Mod: 21 Eylül 2010, 11:15