ISLAMABAD, March 23 (AsiaFreePress): The Secretary-General of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC), Mr Hissein Brahim Taha, met with the State Councilor and Foreign Minister of the People’s Republic of China, Mr Wang Yi.
The meeting took place alongside the 48th session of the OIC Council of Foreign Ministers in the capital of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan, Islamabad, on 22 March 2022.
During this meeting, the two sides valued the long-standing and deep-rooted historical relations between China and the Muslim world.
They reviewed the full range of relations between the OIC and China and its future prospects, and discussed ways to promote bilateral dialogue and cooperation in political, economic, cultural, education, health and intercivilizational dialogue issues.
Talks also focused on areas of cooperation between China and the Member States, especially in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Chinese FM described as positive the role of the OIC as a bridge between China and the Muslim world. For his part, the Secretary General commended the interest China shows to Muslim world issues and to the part the OIC takes in promoting them.
The two parties exchanged views on a set of regional and international issues of mutual concern.