OIC chief praises Cambodia for religious tolerance

The secretary-general of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC), Yousef Al-Othaimeen, received Othman Hassan, special envoy of the Kingdom of Cambodia, at the OIC on Monday.

The secretary-general and the Cambodian envoy discussed issues of mutual interest and common concern, and exchanged views on promoting inter-religious dialogue and tolerance, education and development, and combating Islamophobia.

Hassan emphasized that while Cambodia was a Buddhist-majority country, it has made substantial efforts to provide equal opportunities for its Muslim community. The Cambodian government has enacted a legal provision requiring prayer halls in all public hospitals, and Muslim women students are free to wear religious headscarves at school if they choose.

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