MILF Chair meets OIC Sec Gen

MILF Chairman Alhaj Murad Ebrahim visited on Tuesday (Nov. 6) Dr. Yousef Al Othaimeen, the Secretary General of the influential Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC), in the latter’s headquarter in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.

The MILF Chairman updated the OIC Secretary General on the latest developments in the MILF-GPH peace process, most especially on the forthcoming plebiscite for the ratification of the Bangsamoro Organic Law (BOL) scheduled on January 21, 2019.

As posted on the OIC’s official website, the Secretary General “welcomed this development and urged all parties to remain fully committed to the process.”

It was also stated that the “talks also focused on the visit by the Secretary General to the region and the importance of the Bangsamoro people to unify, consolidate and converge together towards the advancement of the peace process and the final resolution of the situation in Mindanao.”

The MILF Chairman was accompanied by Dr. Salem Lingasa, Mohammad  Safiq and Sheikh Abdul Rauf.

The Secretary General, on the other hand, was joined by Dr. Hasan Abedin and a personal assistant.