ICESCO Director-General Receives the Gambia Foreign Minister
May 17, 2022 0

Dr. Salim M. AlMalik, Director-General (DG) of the Islamic World Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (ICESCO), received Dr. Mamadou Tangara, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of the Gambia, during his visit to ICESCO Headquarters in Rabat on Monday,16 May 2022, and his attendance at the Organization’s celebration of the World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development.

During the meeting, which was attended by Ms. Saffie Lowe Ceesay, Ambassador of Gambia to Morocco, Dr. Al-Malik affirmed ICESCO’s keenness, within the framework of its new vision and strategy, to build fruitful partnerships with its Member States, cooperate with the competent authorities in education, science and culture, and design programs and practical activities according to the needs and priorities of each country, in permanent coordination with the national commissions. The DG underlined the most prominent programs and activities implemented by ICESCO, including the 2022 edition of the ICESCO Youth Leadership Program for Peace and Security, which will be launched from the capital of the Republic of the Gambia, to train a new group of ICESCO’s ambassadors for peace.

ICESCO DG praised the distinguished relations between the Organization and the Republic of the Gambia and the attendance of Dr. Isatou Touray, Vice-President of the Gambia, at ICESCO’s celebration of the conclusion of the Year of Women 2021, which was honored by the high patronage of His Majesty King Mohammed VI of Morocco.

For his part, the Gambian foreign minister praised ICESCO’s remarkable roles in its fields of competence, and its efforts to consolidate the values of coexistence, peace and civilized dialogue, reaffirming his full support for the existing cooperation between ICESCO and Gambia in the fields of education, science and culture.

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