The General Secretariat of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) will hold, next week, at its headquarters in Jeddah, an emergency meeting of the Executive Committee to discuss the procedures for the repercussions of the incident of burning a copy of the Holy Qur’an that took place in Sweden on the first day of Eid al-Adha.
Minister of Social Solidarity Nevine al-Qabaj suggested Tuesday that the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) can play a role in reinforcing food security among member states.
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 meeting is entitled "Impact of Social Justice on Social Security."
Minister of Foreign Affairs Sameh Shokry met Monday with the ambassadors of member states of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC).
Secretary General of the Muslim World League and president of the Association of Muslim Scholars, Muhammad bin Abdulkarim Al-Issa, received at his office in Mecca, the Secretary General of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC), Mr. Hussein Ibrahim Taha, accompanied by the Secretary General of OIC’s International Islamic Fiqh Academy, Prof. Koutoub Moustapha Sano.
In a statement at the High Level Ministerial Group of the Ninth Global Forum of the UN Alliance of Civilizations held in Fez, the secretary general appreciated the initiative by Morocco of hosting the Forum’s ninth edition, the Saudi Press Agency reported.
Egypt welcomed on Wednesday the successful organization of Somali elections that ended up by declaring Hassan Sheikh Mohamud as the new president of the country.
The minister showcased that the Palestinian Cause was the main reason the OIC was established.
The Pakistani Ambassador to Cairo Sajid Bilal held a press conference Wednesday on the occasion of his country’s hosting of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) summit on March 23 in Islamabad.
Sunday's meeting will convene at an initiative by Saudi Arabia, the current chair of the OIC, added the statement.
Minister of Foreign Affarirs Sameh Shokry received Wednesday Secretary-General of the Organization for Islamic Cooperation (OIC) Hussein Ibrahim Taha.
Egypt over the coming two years will focus on two main issues: empowering women economically and combating the negative impacts of terrorism and extremism against women.
“Egypt will spare no effort to support the Organization of Women's Development within the framework of OIC work,” he said.
Ambassador Ehab Fawzy, Deputy Executive Director of the Women Development Organization (WDO), affiliated to the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC), thanked President Abdel Fattah al Sisi, for his instructions that Egypt pays the annual contributions allocated for the WDO, set to be paid by the least developed countries
The president’s remarks came in a meeting with Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouli and Head of the National Council for Women (NCW) Maya Morsy
Representing Egypt, Deputy Foreign Minister for African Affairs Ambassador Hamdi Sanad Loza addressed the two-day meetings on the necessity to fight terrorism, beside tackling other issues of Islamophobia, the Palestinian cause, Libya, and other conflicts in a number of Islamic countries.
The director of the Women's Department at the Ministry of Women, Family and Solidarity in Burkina Faso praised the great effort exerted by the Egyptian government and the OIC General Secretariat for the organization to start its activities.
Being the 15th country to endorse the statute of the organization, Cameroon has handed Egypt the required quorum for launching the organization.
OIC also called on the international community to continue to support the Palestinians to regain their national rights, most notably the right to return to a homeland within the two-state solution.