United Nations (Web Desk): Pakistan's permanent representative to the United Nations (UN), Maleeha Lodhi, on Tuesday pressed the UN to get the Kashmir dispute resolved and save South Asia from instability.

According to details, Organisation of Islamic Conference (OIC) member states’ representatives held a meeting with UN Secretary General António Guterres on Tuesday.

The diplomats discussed the global concerns including Kashmir and Palestine's occupation, torture of Rohingya Muslims and increasing Islamophobia in the world.

Maleeha Lodhi said on the occasion that growing tension in Indian-occupied Kashmir (IoK) could lead to instability in the region, calling for resolution of the longstanding dispute, she added, Islamophobia in the world is now turning into violent extremism against Muslims.

Maleeha Lodhi demanded the UN chief to form a task force to deal with Islamophobia.