The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Dato' Saifuddin Abdullah, will be leading Malaysia's delegation to the Open-Ended Emergency Meeting of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) Executive Committee at the level of Foreign Ministers which will be held in Istanbul, Republic of Turkey on 22 March 2019.

The meeting will discuss, among others, the heinous attacks against the two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand on 15 March 2019 in which 50 innocent people lost their lives. Dato' Saifuddin Abdullah will be delivering Malaysia's statement at the meeting. A Final Communique will be issued at the end of the session as the outcome document of the meeting.

Malaysia's participation at the meeting is a testament on the importance it places on the role of OIC in addressing the plight of the Muslim Ummah as well as to express Malaysia's support and solidarity with the victims of the attack in Christchurch and their families and the people of New Zealand.

Source: Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Malaysia