The Organization of Islamic Cooperation has reaffirmed its unwavering support for the Kashmiri people in their just cause and praised Prime Minister Imran Khan for sending back Indian Air Force pilot.

In a resolution adopted by the 46th session of the council of Foreign Ministers in Abu Dhabi, reiterated that Jammu and Kashmir remained the core dispute between Pakistan and India and its resolution was indispensable for the dream for peace in South Asia.

The resolution also Praised Prime Minister Imran Khan for sending back Indian Air Force pilot Abhinandan, who was captured after an aerial encounter.

In a sharply-worded statement, the OIC hit out saying that since July 2016 India has intensified barbarities followed by state terrorism and “illegal detentions and disappearances” in Jammu and Kashmir.

The resolution also condemned in the strongest terms recent wave of Indian terrorism in Occupied Kashmir and expressed deep concern over the atrocities and human rights violations in occupied territory.

The resolution reminded the international community of its obligation to ensure implementation of UN Security Council resolutions on the Jammu and Kashmir dispute.

In another significant development, the OIC elected Pakistan as a member of its independent permanent human rights commission from the Asian region, in acknowledgement of its constructive contribution to human rights discourse, norms and policies.

The session adopted two other resolutions sponsored by Pakistan on international disarmament and non-proliferation issues and reform of the UN Security Council.