By Muslim Mirror Netwrok
Kabul: The new premises of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) Mission in Kabul was inaugurated on Sunday.The opening ceremony was attended by Amir Khan Muttaqi, the Acting Minister of Foreign Affairs of Afghanistan, resident Heads of Missions of OIC Member States, and representatives of the United Nations, the European Union, and other international organizations.
Speaking on behalf of OIC Secretary-General at the opening ceremony, OIC Secretary General’s Special Envoy Amb. Tarig Bakheet thanked the de facto authorities of Afghanistan for the support and assistance as well as for providing the necessary facilities and security to the OIC Mission. He acknowledged the generous financial and material assistance received from the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia that enabled the relocation of the OIC Mission to the new building. Amb. Bakheet further stated that the OIC will continue to fulfill the mandate entrusted to it by the OIC Council of Foreign Ministers.
Welcoming the honored guests, the Director General of OIC Kabul Office, Amb. Mohamed Ayyash reassured the Mission’s main task of channeling OIC Member States’ support to Afghanistan.
Addressing the gathering, Minister Muttaqi welcomed the opening of the OIC new premises and assured the support of the Afghan de facto authorities in facilitating the functioning of the OIC mission. The opening ceremony was also attended by the OIC ASG for Political Affairs, Yousef Aldobeay.