Dr. Salim M. Al-Malik, Director-General (DG) of the Islamic World Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (ICESCO) met today, July 29, at the Organization’s headquarters in Rabat Mr. Ziad Atallah, the Lebanese Ambassador to Morocco.
The two officials discussed possible ways for promising cooperation between ICESCO and Lebanon in the fields of education, science, and culture.
During this meeting, Dr. AlMalik expressed ICESCO’s readiness to support educational, scientific, and cultural institutions in Lebanon. The support consists of executive programs and specific projects, depending on Lebanon’s priorities.
He added that ICESCO’s vision and strategic action plan approaches the states and civil society institutions in charge of financing several of these projects and programs.
The Lebanese Ambassador, in turn, commended ICESCO’s efforts during the COVID-19 pandemic, as well as the initiatives it launched to counter its impacts and support the countries most affected.
Ambassador Atallah also expressed the embassy’s willingness to cooperate with the Organization in implementing educational, scientific, and cultural activities.
Dr. Ahmed Said Bah, Director of Partnerships and International Cooperation Sector, Ambassador Khalid Fathalrahman, Director of the Department of Dialogue and Cultural Diversity, and Ms. Zineb Iraqi, Supervisor of the General Secretariat of National Commissions and Conferences, attended the meeting.