SRINAGAR: Two students from Kashmir who participated in the 4th International Model OIC summit in Mashhad, Iran highlighted the plight of suffering Kashmiri Muslims and sought active OIC involvement in ending the 7 decade old crisis.
The summit was held from 22nd to 28th Oct 2016 with the participation of 100 students from 40 top tier Universities of the OIC member states.
Model OIC International program is mandated activity approved by the OIC Council of Foreign Ministers and aims at achieving the related goals set by the OIC Ten Year Program of Action.
The summit aims at increasing political and cultural knowledge of Muslim scholars, Intellectuals, researchers and imbibe them with latest skills of diplomacy and dialogue.
Two young Kashmiri seminary students of Al Mustafa International University, Waseem Reza and Syed Owais Abbas Mosavi participated in the event.
During 5 days, conferences, panel discussions, workshops and simulations were organized over the subjects of Human Rights, National Security, Common Market and Islamphobia in OIC countries.
Reza expressed concern over the plight of Muslim Ummah especially with reference to growing intellectual decay and sectarian terrorism, calling for end to extremism of all shades.
Reza stated that "Kashmir is a conflict between three parties India-Pakistan and Kashmir. Since 1947 more than a lac Kashmir have been killed and since more than 100 days curfew has crippled the life of common people besides more than 90 have been killed and 12000 wounded.
While expressing sorrow and worry over the innocents killings in Kashmir, Mosavi appealed India and Pakistan to solve long pending Kashmir issue peacefully without wasting time through talks between three parties.
On the sidelines of the Conference Kashmiri participants met with Ali Osman, Advisor to Turkish PM and President 4th Model OIC Summit.
Councillor Azerbaijan foreign ministry Elshad Iskandarov, Mayor of Mashhad city Syed Solat besides others.
The 4th International Model-OIC (4th IMOIC) held in Mashhad, Iran saw participation of 100 students from 40 universities of OIC member states.
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