Saudi Arabia rejects demand for OIC meet on Kashmir

In yet another setback to Islamabad, Saudi Arabia has once again declined Pakistan`s request for an urgent meeting of the council of foreign ministers on Kashmir at the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC), according to the Pakistani media reports.In December, Pakistan had trumpeted that it secured a diplomatic win by prevailing on Saudi Arabia to hold a special session on Kashmir at the OIC. However, officials in New Delhi had expressed scepticism about the news, saying that the OIC did not make any official announcement or issue any confirmation of the meeting.Pakistani media had reported on Thursday that Prime Minister Imran Khan`s plea for a discussion on Kashmir has been rejected by Saudi Arabia. The OIC is holding its senior officials` meeting in Jeddah on February 9 to make arrangements for the council of foreign ministers.