OIC Secretary-General receives IOFS’ DG


Hissein Brahim Taha, the Secretary-General of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC), re-ceived on December 29, 2021, at the headquarters of the General Secretariat, Mr. Yerlan Baidaulet, the Director-General of the Islamic Organization for Food Security (IOFS), an OIC’s specialized institu-tion, who congratulated His Excellency on assuming his post at the helm of the OIC’s General Secretariat and the trust given to him by the Member States, wishing him all success in his noble mission.

The meeting discussed the efforts undertaken by the IOFS in enhancing food security for the Member States, especially its support for the least developed countries (LDCs) buckling under the repercussions of the COVID-19 pandemic.

In this regard, the Secretary-General stressed the need to implement the outcomes of the extraordi-nary ministerial meeting held in Pakistan on De-cember 19, 2021, on the humanitarian situation in Afghanistan. Brahim Taha noted the importance of full coordination between the relevant OIC’s organs and institutions to alleviate the suffering of the Afghan people and provide the urgently needed hu-manitarian assistance in cooperation and coordination with the OIC’s office in Kabul, through finding appropriate mechanisms, as well as coordination with the United Nations and its relevant agencies, and international financial institutions.—PR