A delegation from the Islamic World Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (ICESCO) held a meeting with officials at the Regional Hub of the Islamic Development Bank (IsDB) in Rabat to explore the prospects of cooperation and strategic partnership between the two institutions.
Dr. Waleed Ahmad Jameel Addas, Head of the Regional Hub; Mr. Mourad Mtibaa, Country Operations Manager; and Mr. Said Mourabit, Regional Economist, represented the IsDB Regional Hub at the meeting, held on Wednesday, May 18, 2022, at the Hub’s headquarters in Rabat. The ICESCO delegation consisted of Ms. Amira Fadel, Head of the Sector of Partnerships and International Cooperation; Dr. Ahmed Said Bah, Advisor to the Director-General for Partnerships and International Cooperation, Supervisor of the Secretariat of National Commissions and Conferences; Mr. Mohamed Hedi Shili, Head of the Department of Legal Affairs and International Standards; and Ms. Rime Jirari, Head of the Section of Organizations and Bodies at the Sector of Partnerships and International Cooperation.
During the meeting, the two parties agreed to promote cooperation in areas of common interest, particularly education, science, technology, innovation, school grants, continuous training, digitization, transcription of African languages in Arabic script, and the promotion of regional cooperation through expertise and knowledge exchange.
At the close of the meeting, the two parties agreed to set out the working mechanisms necessary for the implementation of the provisions of the MoU signed between ICESCO and the IsDB and capitalize on the expertise, experiences and the added value of both institutions to achieve common goals.