14th UN-OIC Coordination Meeting Kicks off in Rabat

Rabat, MINA – The 14th Biennial Meeting of the United Nations and the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) kicked off at the headquarters of the Islamic Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (ISESCO) in Rabat, Morocco, on Tuesday (3/7).

The three-day meeting is being held in the presence of representatives from the OIC and its subsidiary and specialized organs as well as a delegation from the UN and its operational agencies, UNA reported.

The opening session saw the address of ISESCO Director General Abdulaziz Othman Altwaijri, read out on his behalf by ISESCO Deputy Director General Amina Al Hajri.

OIC Assistant Secretary General for Economic Affairs Ambassador Hameed Opeloyeru, and UN Assistant Secretary-General for Political Affairs Tayé-Brook Zerihoun also addressed the opening session.

The meeting will review the cooperation projects, and assess the progress made in the implementation of what has been agreed upon. It will also discuss cooperation in political affairs, bilateral talks and capacity building as well as economic, scientific, cultural, social and human issues.

Participants in the meeting will further examine ways to promote cooperation mechanisms between the two organizations.(R/R04/RS5)

Mi’raj News Agency (MINA) 

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