The special envoy Al-Zabeay’s visit is of particular significance in the backdrop of India’s unilateral and illegal actions of 5 August 2019.

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Foreign office of Pakistan Statement

It is a strong message on the Jammu and Kashmir dispute contained in the Resolutions and Communiqués of the OIC Council of Foreign Ministers (CFM) and Summit meetings, the foreign office of Pakistan in its press release stated.

The OIC extended its steadfast support to the Kashmiri people in their just struggle for the inalienable right to self-determination.

The Organization has a dedicated Contact Group on Jammu and Kashmir since 1994.

Since 5 August 2019, the OIC has remained actively seized of the deteriorating situation in IOJ&K.

The OIC and its human rights body, Independent Permanent Human Rights Commission (IPHRC), issued several statements condemning India’s actions.

The OIC Contact Group on Jammu and Kashmir has met twice since 5 August 2019.

The Communiqué issued by the Contact Group’s meeting in New York at the Ministerial level reflected OIC’s strong commitment to the Kashmir cause.

Under its Standing Mechanism to monitor human rights situation in IOJ&K, the IPHRC also held an unprecedented ‘Open Discussion’ on the worsening situation in IOJ&K in November 2019.