OIC Secretary General Condemns the Assassination of Kandahar Mayor
Posted by Human Rights in Islamic Countries on July 29, 2011
The Secretary General of the Organization of the Islamic Cooperation (OIC), Prof. Ekmeleddin Ihsanoglu, has strongly condemned the brutal assassination of Ghulam Haidar Hameedi, Mayor of Kandahar, Afghanistan in a suicide attack.
The Secretary General offered his sincere condolences to the family of the deceased, the Government and to the people of Afghanistan over the loss which he said was a cowardice and criminal act that runs contrary to the spirit and teachings of Islam.
Prof. Ihsanoglu reiterated his appeal for an end to the senseless cycle of violence in Afghanistan and emphasized the need for national reconciliation.