OIC Secretary General meets with the Prime Minister of Kosovo

The Secretary General of the OIC, H. E. Prof. Ekmeleddin Ihsanoglu, has today, the 16th June 2012, met in his office, with H. E. Mr. Hashim Thaçi, the Prime Minister of Kosovo. The Secretary General and the Prime Minister then held formal consultations with the participation of their delegations.

The Secretary General and his guest held a useful and extensive exchange of views on current issues and the role of Kosovo in ensuring peace and stability in the Balkans. In particular, they analyzed the detailed scenario of international support for Kosovo, its membership in different international and regional organizations and examined the ways and means to garner more support for Kosovo.

On his part, Prof. Ihsanoglu commended the role of Kosovo to ensure lasting peace in the Balkans and welcomed the interest of Kosovo in the activities of the OIC. He also stressed on the need to further strengthen OIC-Kosovo bilateral relations, particularly in connection with welfare of the Muslims in the Balkan region and Kosovo’s expectations from the family of Islamic nations.