CAIRO, June 5 (MENA) - The preparatory meeting of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) ministerial conference on social development kicked off Monday at the level of senior officials, under the auspices of President Abdel Fattah El Sisi.
Hosted for the first by Egypt, the conference comes in line with Egypt's efforts to maintain human rights, ensure the enhancement of living standards of all segments, uphold the solidarity of family, along with protecting women and children against all forms of violence.
Minister of Social Solidarity Nivine el Kabbag is set to chair the second session of the conference, which will be held under theme "Social Justice and Community Security" on Tuesday, on the fringe of the ministerial meeting of the OIC-member states.
The preparatory meeting has approved the draft schedule of the ministerial conference. It, also, reviewed reports by the OIC secretary general and the Islamic World Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (ICESCO) executive director on the implementation of resolutions on the issues of children, marriage, family, elderly persons and people with disabilities.
Established in 1969, the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) is the second largest organization after the United Nations with a membership of 57 states spread over four continents.
The Organization is the collective voice of the Muslim world. It endeavors to safeguard and protect the interests of the Muslim world in the spirit of promoting international peace and harmony among various people of the world.