Jeddah (UNA-OIC) - A delegation from China's Xinjiang Culture and Communication Center paid a visit to the headquarters of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) General Secretariat. The delegation, headed by Xu Guixiang, vice secretary general of the China Overseas Friendship Association, is comprised of officials and representatives of China's Minority Education Development, Ministry of Education of China (MOE), Standing Committee of the CPC Committee and Xinjiang Academy of Social Science.
Assistant Secretary General for Political Affairs Ambassador Abdullah Alim received recently the delegation and briefed them on OIC's activities in political, cultural and dialogue and out-reach domains.
The Xinjiang delegation, on its part, briefed on the policies and programmes of the Chinese government for the promotion and betterment of various ethnic communities and particularly for the Uighur and other Muslim communities in China.
The two sides agreed to widen the areas of cooperation with various Chinese institutions and to hold next round of bilateral consultations.
Source: International Islamic News Agency