Formation of motamar Al-Alam Al-Islami, 1926
The World Muslim Congress (Motamar Al-Alam Al-Islami)was founded in an
assemblage of eminent leaders from the World of Islam held in Makkah
in 1926. King Abdul Aziz of Saudi Arabia played host to the Congress.
The Congress resolved that a permanent international Islamic
organization be set up to promote solidarity and cooperation among the
global Islamic community (Ummah).
The Organizational Shape, 1931
It assumed organizational shape in the second International Islamic
Conference held in Baitul Maqdas (Jerusalem) in 1931.The constitution
and rules and regulations of the Motamar Al-Islam Al-Islami) were
framed and approved in this conference.
Revival OF The Motamar, 1949
After the birth of the Muslim-majority State of Pakistan on August 14,
1947, eminent Signatories of the World of Islam began
working for the revival of the Motamar Al-Alam Al-Islam. Its revival
was achieved in a World Muslim Conference held in Karachi, the capital
of Pakistan at that time in February 1949.
Support To the Kashmiris, 1950
In 1950, the Motamar submitted a scroll bearing a million signatures supporting
the Kashmiris' right of self-determination and a UN-supervised plebiscite to the
first secretary-general of the United Nations, Mr. Trygve Lie in New York.
The New Form And Shape, 1951
This was followed by a bigger conference of the Motamar held in Karachi in February 1951.
This Conference gave a new form and shape to the Motamar Al-Alam Al-Islami, making Karachi
the headquarters of the Motamar, with Alhaj Aminul Hussaini, the Grand Mufti of Palestine,
as its President and Dr. Insamullah Khan as its secretary-general.The Motamar's 1951
Conference held in Karachi saw the seeding of many ideas of cooperation amongthe Muslim
countries and people, which in the years that followed became realities.