OIC chief meets AOAD director general

The Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) Secretary General Dr. Yousef Al-Othaimeen received Director General of the Arab Organization for Agricultural Development (AOAD) Prof. Ibrahim Adam El Dukheri in Jeddah on Wednesday.

The two sides discussed various aspects of cooperation in fields of mutual interests, especially in exchanging experiences, capacity building and implementation of joint activities and programs. While highlighting the activities of OIC in this sector, Secretary General underscored the significance, which OIC attaches to collaboration with AOAD, a specialized institution of the League of Arab States, towards addressing food insecurity and low agricultural productivity in their member states.

On his part, Prof. El Dukheri presented an overview of AOAD and its scope of work, including potential programs on agriculture and food security for joint action with OIC.

Source: International Islamic News Agency