Jeddah - SPA
SG of OIC receives Arab Parliament Speaker and Ambassador of Gambia

The Secretary General of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) Dr. Youssef bin Ahmed Al-Othaimeen received here today Speaker of the Arab Parliament Dr. Mishaal Al-Salami and his accompanying delegation.
During the meeting, they reviewed the situation at the Arab arena, especially supporting the Palestinian Cause, and the efforts by the Arab Parliament regarding the situation.
They also discussed issues of common interests and the bilateral relations between the Organization of Islamic Cooperation and Arab Parliament.
Later, the SG of OIC, Dr. Youssef Al Othaimeen received here today Ambassador Omar Gibril Salah the Permanent Representative of the Republic of Gambia to the OIC who was at the OIC General Secretariat to deliver a letter from the Gambian Foreign Minister on the preparations for hosting the next OIC Summit scheduled for early 2019 in Banjul.
During the meeting, Dr. Al-Othaimeen and his guest discussed the level of preparations and they agreed that officials from the two sides would work closely in the successful organization of the Summit. They also discussed other regional issues and the threat being posed by terrorism. Both sides renewed their commitment to further strengthen OIC-Gambia bilateral relations.
The Secretary General expressed his appreciation to the Government of Gambia for offering to host the Summit and for its continued support to the work of the OIC. He assured the Gambian official of the full support of the OIC General Secretariat in the organization of the Summit.

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