JEDDAH, 17th September, 2016 (WAM) — The Secretary General of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) is heading a high-level delegation to the 71st session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA).

The OIC will hold its meeting at UN headquarters in New York from 19-23 September 2016. Meetings include the Committee on Palestine and the OIC Annual Coordination Meeting, which will discuss issues on the current UNGA agenda.

In addition, the OIC will have its Contact Group Meetings on Sierra Leone, Jammu and Kashmir, the Armenian aggression in Azerbaijan, as well as Mali, Rohingya, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Yemen, and Somalia.

Additionally, on the sidelines of the UNGA, the UN Secretary General is expected to hold several bilateral meetings with dignitaries and heads of delegations.

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