ISLAMABAD, Pakistan: Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi will participate in the Extraordinary Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) Summit on Al-Quds Al-Sharif being held on December 13, 2017 at Istanbul.
The Summit will be preceded by the Council of Foreign Ministers Meeting which will be attended by the Foreign Minister Khawaja Muhammad Asif, said a press release issued by the Foreign Office in Islamabad on Monday.
The Extraordinary OIC Summit has been called by the President of Turkey Recep Tayyip Erdoğan in his capacity as the Chair of the OIC Summit. Most OIC Member States are expected to attend the meeting.
The Summit will discuss the recent decision by the US administration to shift the US Embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem. The OIC leaders will also explore ways to deal with the situation.
Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi will convey the sentiments of the people and government of Pakistan of the unequivocal support to the people of Palestine.
The prime minister will stress upon the OIC for a united stance on the issue of Al-Quds Al-Sharif and call upon the US administration to review its decision.