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President Gotabaya Rajapaksa and Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa have made phone calls to world Muslim leaders, a day before the UN Human Rights Council takes a vote on a resolution against Sri Lanka.

Secretary-general of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC), Dr. Yousef A. Al-othaimeen, had received a phone call yesterday (Sunday) from President Gotabaya Rajapaksa who discussed with him the existing relations between the OIC and Sri Lanka as well as the situation of the Muslim community in the country, the OIC said in a statement.

Al-othaimeen praised the Sri Lankan President’s phone call and his willingness to open up and reach out to international organizations and welcomed the decision of the Government of Sri Lanka on the right of Muslims to bury their dead in accordance to Islamic rites.

The Secretary-general reaffirmed the OIC’S keenness to follow up the conditions of Muslim communities and defend their rights in non-oic member states, the OIC said.

Meanwhile, Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa said that

Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa said that he telephoned Deputy King Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa of Bahrain yesterday.

Al-othaimeen praised the

Sri Lankan President’s phone call and his willingness to open up and reach out to international organizations and welcomed the decision of the Government of Sri Lanka on the right of Muslims to bury their dead in accordance to Islamic rites

he telephoned Deputy King Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa of Bahrain yesterday.

The Prime Minister tweeted saying they reviewed bilateral ties and other areas of cooperation that can be further solidified.

Rajapaksa said that the Deputy King had recalled and appreciated his efforts to sustain peace and stability in Sri Lanka from the time of his Presidency.

The OIC is the world’s largest Muslim body consisting of a number of Muslim countries which are part of the UN Human Rights Council.

Bahrain is also a member of the UN Human Rights Council.(EASWARAN RUTNAM)

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  • Hareen Monday, 22 March 2021 08:55 AM

    What a shame

    BuffaloaCitizen Monday, 22 March 2021 09:06 AM

    These Muslim Leaders must be deaf and dumb to not realize the games Rajapakse and his acolytes play with minorities.


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