Dr. Salim M. AlMalik, Director-General (DG) of the Islamic World Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (ICESCO), explored on Friday in Niamey, the areas of cooperation between ICESCO and Niger with Dr. Daouda Mamadou Marthé, Nigerien Minister of Primary Education, Literacy, Promotion of National Languages and Civic Education, President of the Nigerien National Commission.
During the meeting, the two parties examined the implementation phases of ICESCO’s cooperation projects and programs in Niger, in the fields of education, science, and culture.
The Minister lauded ICESCO’s assistance to Niger during the COVID-19 pandemic. He also commended the Organization’s outstanding work in the educational, humanitarian, and social fields while stressing Niger’s keenness to sustain constructive cooperation and partnership with ICESCO.
The current visit of Dr. AlMalik to Niger is part of his participation in the 47th session of the Council of Foreign Ministers of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC), being held on 27-28 November 2020, in Niamey, under the theme: “United against Terrorism for Peace and Development.”