On Wednesday, January 12, 2022, the headquarters of the Kuwaiti Ministry of Education hosted a working meeting with the Islamic World Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (ICESCO) on the aspects of cooperation and partnership between the Kuwaiti National Committee for Education, Science and Culture and ICESCO.
The meeting brought together Dr. Salim M. AlMalik, ICESCO DG, Dr. Ali Al-Yaqoub, Undersecretary of the Kuwaiti Ministry of Education, the Ministry’s undersecretaries, heads of central departments and counselors, as well as Dr. Ahmed Said Bah, Supervisor of ICESCO’s Secretariat of National Commissions and Conferences.
At the outset of the meeting, Dr. AlMalik expressed his thanks and appreciation to the competent Kuwaiti authorities and the Ministry of Education’s invitation for an official visit to the State of Kuwait, commending its pioneering initiatives, generosity and joint humanitarian work.
ICESCO DG also called for developing and sharing areas of cooperation and experiences between the Organization and the Kuwaiti Ministry of Education. His visit aims at capitalizing on the Kuwaiti expertise and competencies and building partnerships and cooperation with relevant Kuwaiti institutions to develop joint action for the benefit of Muslim peoples.
For his part, Dr. Ahmed Said Bah indicated that this visit represents a pivotal milestone in the history of relations between the State of Kuwait and ICESCO. “The visit will achieve strategic results by strengthening cooperation with the competent authorities and the ministries operating in ICESCO’s areas of competence or the cooperating partners in the State of Kuwait,” he added.
Dr. Al-Yaqoub commended the roles and achievements of ICESCO underlined in the reports and documents submitted to the Executive Council and General Conference, held in Cairo, last December, under the patronage of the Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi.
In appreciation of ICESCO DG’s visit to Kuwait and his keenness to strengthen the partnership between the Organization and the State of Kuwait, Dr. Al-Yaqoub, for himself and on behalf of the Kuwaiti Ministry of Education, paid tribute to Dr. AlMalik as well as the Supervisor of the Secretariat of National Commissions and Conferences of ICESCO for his efforts to support cooperation between the two parties.