Pakistan’s Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi at the close of OIC’s 17th extraordinary session on Afghanistan said that the member states agreed on a financial Trust Fund for addressing the humanitarian crisis in Afghanistan.

The Fund will be made under the umbrella of the Islamic Development Bank and will be playing the role of channel for humanitarian aids to Afghanistan with other organizations.

Organization of Islamic Cooperation held the one-day session on addressing the humanitarian crisis of Afghanistan in Islamabad on Sunday, December 19.

22 foreign ministers of member states and representatives of over 50 countries had taken part in the session.

The joint statement of the session asked for means and approaches for the release of Afghanistan’s assets to prevent the economic collapse of the country.

Afghanistan’s acting foreign minister Amir Khan Motaqi was invited to represent Afghanistan while US’s special representative for Afghanistan Thomas West was representing the US.

Shah Mahmood Qureshi said that Amir Khan Motaqi and Thomas West have met after the session but details of the meeting are yet to be disclosed.

Taliban have also considered the meeting fruitful.