Egypt ready to host 14th General Conference of ICESCO in 2021: PM

MENA , Sunday 26 Sep 2021

Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouly announced on Sunday that Egypt is ready to host the 14th General Conference of the Islamic World Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organisation (ICESCO) in December 2021 for the first time ever.

Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouly in his meeting with ICESCO s Director-General Salim AlMalik and Minister of Higher Education Khaled Abdel Ghafer in Cairo on Sunday (Photo : Egyptian Cabinet)

The announcement came in a meeting with Director-General of ICESCO Salim Al-Malik.

The minister said that Egypt is proud to host the event, adding that it consolidates its African and Islamic role in the fields of education, science, and culture.

He assured that the government will provide all the possible means of support for the success of this important conference.

Madbouly also stressed that Egypt’s aspires to enhance its scope of cooperation with ICESCO, saying that such a focused partnership would support the fields of scientific research and innovation and aid in the dissemination of knowledge across the world.

In turn, Al-Malik hailed the level of ongoing cooperation with Egypt as one of the most important pivotal countries in the Islamic world and the Middle East, stressing his aspiration for the success of the 14th general conference.

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