International community recognizes humanitarian crisis is looming in Afghanistan: Foreign Minister 

Islamabad, December 20, 2021 (PPI-OT):Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi said there is an awareness and recognition in the international community that a humanitarian crisis is looming in Afghanistan. He was addressing a press conference along with OIC Secretary General Hissein Brahim Taha in Islamabad at the conclusion of the 17th extraordinary session of OIC Council of Foreign Ministers.

He said the Organization of Islamic Cooperation will hold discussions with international community and United Nations for unlocking financial and banking channels for delivery of resources to the people of Afghanistan. Shah Mahmood Qureshi said we can have a difference of opinion with Afghan authorities but our focus should be on 38 million people of Afghanistan. He said if things go wrong, not only Afghanistan but neighbouring countries would also be adversely impacted and the consequences even be felt beyond the region.

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