Kabul: The preparatory meeting for the 49th session of the Council of Foreign Ministers for member states of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation kicked off in Jeddah on Sunday.
The 49th session will be held on March 16-17 in Nouakchott, Mauritania.
OIC Secretary-General Hissein Brahim Taha said that the issue of Palestine and Afghanistan is in the serious attention and discussions of this organization.
Hossein Ebrahim Taha also recalled the meeting of the executive committee of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation regarding Afghanistan and said that this meeting made some recommendations, including engagement with the Taliban authorities through Tariq Ali Bakheet, the special envoy of this organization for Afghanistan.
Tariq Ali Bakhit, the special representative of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation, has discussed the political, economic and cultural issues with various officials of Afghanistan interim government.
The OIC criticized the recent ban on Afghan female education by the Afghan administration and called them to reverse their decision.