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Tariq Ali Bakheet appointed as OIC’s special envoy to Afghanistan

The Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) has appointed Tariq Aali Bakheet as special representative to Afghanistan.
According to a statement issued by the organization’s Secretary-General Hissein Brahim Taha, Bakheet has until now been the Assistant Secretary-General for Humanitarian, Cultural, and Social Affairs.
The OIC’s new envoy has been assigned to follow up on the implementation of the resolution of the Council of Foreign Ministers, particularly as regards coordinating efforts for the supply of humanitarian assistance to the Afghan people.
The special representative will not only be coordinating humanitarian assistance and support to Afghanistan but will also pursue economic and political engagement, Taha said.
Bakheet was appointed at the close of OIC’s 17th extraordinary session on Afghanistan that was held on Sunday in Islamabad.
The session was aimed at creating an international consensus on Afghanistan’s humanitarian crisis and preventing the economic collapse of the country.
Bakheet meanwhile met with Afghanistan’s acting foreign minister Amir Khan Muttaqi on the sidelines of the OIC summit on Sunday.
The two officials discussed ways and mechanisms to address the grave humanitarian challenges facing the Afghan people.The post Tariq Ali Bakheet appointed as OIC’s special envoy to Afghanistan first appeared on Ariana News.

Source: Ariana News

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