ICESCO and Abdulaziz Saud Al-Babtain Cultural Foundation Explore Prospects for Cooperation
March 3, 2022 0

Dr. Salim M. AlMalik, Director-General (DG) of the Islamic World Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (ICESCO), and Sheikh Abdulaziz Saud Al-Babtain, Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Abdulaziz Saud Al-Babtain Cultural Foundation, discussed the prospects for cooperation between the Organization and the Foundation in the fields of common interest.

The meeting, which was held today, Wednesday (March 2, 2022) in Malta, on the sidelines of the Second Global Forum for a Culture of Peace, organized by the Abdulaziz Saud Al-Babtain Cultural Foundation, under the auspices of Dr. George Villa, President of the Republic of Malta.

During the meeting, Dr. Al-Malik reviewed the mainlines of ICESCO’s new vision and strategic orientations as well as its efforts to enshrine the values of coexistence and peace, consolidate civilized dialogue, support comprehensive and quality education for all, and build the capacities of youth and women in various fields through practical programs and activities.

ICESCO DG stressed that the organization also attaches great importance to the promotion of the Arabic language at the international level. “ICESCO Center of Arabic Language for Non-Native Speakers has recently published a series of academic studies on Arabic language teaching, within the framework of its project “Specialized Studies,” to address challenges and difficulties of teaching Arabic for non-Arabic speakers, namely the need to keep up with educational developments in its curricula and educational means,” he underlined.
The meeting considered the cooperation proposals in the fields of culture, poetry, Arabic language, publishing and digital content production. The two parties stressed their keenness to build a fruitful partnership.

The meeting also brought together Mr. Abdul Karim Saud Al-Babtain, Dr. Touhami Abdouli, DG of Abdulaziz Saud Al-Babtain Cultural Foundation, and Ambassador Khaled Fathalrahman, Director of ICESCO Center for Civilization Dialogue.

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