Bangladesh elected OIC VP
Bangladesh has been elected Vice President (VP) of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC). The African country of Mauritania became its President.
Bangladesh Foreign Minister AK Abdul Momen gave this information to the media.
Apart from Bangladesh, Palestine, and Nigeria have been elected as Vice Presidents.
Bangladesh has also been elected as a member of the Islamic Human Rights Council. At the same time, Turkey and Iran also became members.
Earlier, the two-day session began in Nouakchott, the capital of the North-West African country of Mauritania, on Thursday (March 16). Abdul Momen led the delegation of Bangladesh there.
During this event, Abdul Momen emphasized the effective role of the international community, including the 57 member states of the OIC, in dealing with the Rohingya crisis.
He also urged to continue applying pressure on Myanmar to ensure the repatriation of Rohingyas.
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