Islamic organization head visits flood-hit areas in Pakistan / PHOTO

Ihsanoglu also visited a camp set up after the flood, and chatted with flood victims.

Islamic organization head visits flood-hit areas in Pakistan / PHOTO

The secretary general of the Organization of the Islamic Conference (OIC) visited flood-hit regions in Pakistan on Sunday.

Visiting the flood-stricken areas in Multan, the Punjab province of Pakistan, Ekmeleddin Ihsanoglu said the dimensions of the flood had been worse in the south of the country.


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"Seeing the tragedy of people and their clamors touches every Muslim, particularly during the holy month of Ramadan," Ihsanoglu said.

Ihsanoglu also visited a camp set up after the flood, and chatted with flood victims.


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The OIC secretary general said they held a meeting in Islamabad to coordinate the assistance extended after the flood disaster.

Touched by what he had seen in the area, Ihsanoglu said more aid should be exerted to Pakistan


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Floods, caused by Monsoon rains, have killed thousands of people and left millions homeless in Pakistan since late July.


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