Dr. Salim M. AlMalik, Director-General (DG) of the Islamic World Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (ICESCO), visited on Thursday, July 23, the Embassy of the Republic of Chad in Rabat, where His Excellency Mahamat Abderassoul, Ambassador of Chad to Morocco welcomed him.
Dr. AlMalik made the visit to express the Organization’s gratitude to His Excellency President Idriss Deby Itno of the Republic of Chad for his valuable participation in ICESCO’s International Virtual Forum on “Role of Religious Leadership in the Face of Crises.”
During the Forum, President Itno gave an important address that was greatly applauded and appreciated by the participants and followers of the Forum’s live streaming.
At the meeting, Dr. AlMalik and Ambassador Abderassoul explored further cooperation between ICESCO and the Republic of Chad. Dr. AlMalik also highlighted several ICESCO’s future projects and programmes in the country in cooperation with the parties concerned, particularly the inauguration of the Arabic Language Center now in the final stages of construction, and support to women, young people and entrepreneurs within the framework of the initiative “The Societies We Want”.
On his part, the Chadian Ambassador lauded and appreciated the visit of ICESCO’s DG, which is likely to open new prospects of cooperation between the Organization and Chad. He also commended ICESCO’s efforts and the diverse practical initiatives it launched to support Member States to counter the negative effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, particularly the African countries.
Ambassador Khalid Fathalrahman, ICESCO’s Director of the Department of Dialogue and Cultural Diversity, also attended the meeting.