Kazan, Russia (UNA-OIC) - Secretary General of the Organization of the Islamic Cooperation (OIC) Dr. Yousef Al-Othaimeen attended the 10th anniversary of the international economic summit titled Russia-Islamic World: Kazan Summit 2018, held in Kazan, capital of the Republic of Tatarstan of the Russian Federation. He arrived in Kazan on Wednesday to attend the two-day event.
The secretary general was received by President of Tatarstan Rustam Minnikhanov on Thursday.
In the meeting, Al-Othaimeen commended the close working relations between the OIC general secretariat and Tatarstan, aimed at deepening economic and cultural ties between OIC member states and the Russian Federation.
For his part, President Minnikhanov thanked Dr. Al-Othaimeen for his relentless efforts to enhance the OIC-Russia relations as well as his valuable contribution to the Islamic world. Both sides agreed to further deepen the existing cooperation in the field of trade, finance, Halal industry and capacity building.
The OIC chief hoped that the Kazan Summit would increase collaboration between the private and public sector institutions for the development of a robust public-private partnership for accelerated socio-economic development within the Muslim Ummah.
Source: International Islamic News Agency