OIC General Secretary due to arrive in Burma this week

Dhaka: The organization of Islamic Co-operation General Secretary, Ekmeleddin Ihsanoglu, is set to arrive in Burma this week to pressure the Burmese government to stop the widespread discrimination against Muslims in Arakan state, according to the gulf today.

The organization General Secretary, Ekmeleddin Ihsanoglu will lead a delegation from the OIC during his tour in Burma.

According to source, this tour comes after the Organization of Islamic Co-operation is set to send a delegation to Burma led by the organisation’s General Secretary, EkmeleddinIhsanoglu.

Another 6 member team from Indonesia led by Arifin Muh. Hadi, the head of disaster management of the Indonesian Red Cross, arrived at Sittwe in Arakan on 30 August to distribute relief to the victims in Arakan.

Arifin Muh. Hadi, head of disaster management of the Indonesian Red Cross met with the State government of Minister for Social Welfare and Health, Dr Aung Kyaw Min in Sittwe. The relief process from Indonesia is still going smoothly in Sittwe.