Jeddah (IINA) - Secretary General of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) Dr. Yousef Al-Othaimeen received here on Wednesday Special Envoy of Prime Minister of Kazakhstan to the OIC Bagdad Amreyev.
During the meeting, Al-Othaimeen and Amreyev reviewed the ongoing preparations for the upcoming Summit on Science and Technology scheduled for September 2017 in Astana, Kazakhstan.
The two sides emphasized the importance of the development of science and technology in the OIC countries and urged for the optimum participation's of the member states in the Summit.
The secretary general and Amreyev also reviewed the current state of bilateral relations between the Organization and Kazakhstan on wide range of issues of mutual interest and common concern; and underscored the important role of OIC in promoting the developmental agendas and ensuring successful and peaceful resolution of crises in OIC member states, including combating terrorism and violent extremism.
Source: International Islamic News Agency