Dr. Salim M. AlMalik, Director General of the Islamic Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (ISESCO), explored with Mr. Azzedine Saeed Al-Asbahi, Ambassador of the Republic of Yemen to the Kingdom of Morocco, ways to develop cooperation between ISESCO and Yemen in the coming period, take practical steps towards overcoming the difficulties which face the educational process, and preserve heritage and natural reserves in Yemen.
During this meeting, held today at ISESCO headquarters, the two parties explored the support that ISESCO may grant to the sector of education in Yemen to digitalize the Yemeni educational curricula as part of ISESCO’s new vision aiming to empower youth, women and children to exercise their educational, scientific and cultural rights. Besides, ISESCO Director General reaffirmed the Organization’s willingness to host and train a number of Yemeni young people on the latest techniques in the fields of education, science, culture and communication.
The meeting also exchanged views on the threats facing the Yemeni heritage and archeological sites. In this regard, Dr. AlMalik stressed the need to inscribe the Yemeni heritage sites on the Islamic World Heritage List and restore the damaged sites. He also invited the Yemeni Ambassador to attend the Extraordinary Meeting of the Islamic World Heritage Committee, to be held on 2-3 December 2019 at ISESCO headquarters in Rabat, to present this issue to the participants in the meeting.
Furthermore, Dr. AlMalik stressed the need for concrete action to solve the problems facing natural reserves in Yemen through visits of experts to assess the current situation, develop a strategy therefor and put practical solutions to preserve these reserves.
The meeting was attended by Dr. Ahmed Said Bah, Director of External Relations and Cooperation,p Dr. Kais Hammami, Director of the Strategic Anticipation Centre, and Dr. Abdelilah Benarafa, Cultural Advisor to the Director General.