Organization of the Islamic Conference

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Organization of the Islamic Conference

An international organization of several dozen Muslim-majority nations. It exists to promote Islamic economic values, international peace and similar goals. It was established in 1969 and is based in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. See also: Islamic finance.
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The World Islamic Tourism Summit & Exhibition partnered with the OIC Tourism Fair aims to change this by strengthening cooperation and partnership between the OIC member states in the field of tourism, and encourage investment and partnership in the sector," he added.
Atta Al-Manane Bakhiet, OIC assistant secretary-general for humanitarian affairs, said that 32 out of the 57 member states faced disasters in 2012, 36 in 2011, and 34 in 2010.
The heads of law enforcement agencies of the OIC member states had met in 2009 in Azerbaijan and adopted the Baku Declaration, which included establishing the necessary infrastructure for regional and sub-regional cooperation of criminal justice institutions and law enforcement agencies to prevent and effectively investigate all forms of transnational crimes with special emphasis on organized crime, he said.
OIC of South Florida wishes to congratulate this year's class and thank Broward Sheriff Scott J.
This document is the first of its kind within the history of OIC health cooperation.
Ihsanoglu declared that the OIC has directed its UN office to work in co-ordination with OIC member states which are non-permanent members of the Security Council, like Azerbaijan, Morocco, Pakistan and Togo, to urge the Council to look into the sufferings of the Rohingyas.
Ways of enhancing cooperation between the OIC and Afghanistan in different fields, including economic development and education, were also discussed.
Ihsanoglu said the global average expenditure on R&D as a percentage of GDP was two per cent for individual countries, a figure certain OIC member states were rapidly approaching.
30 (Saba) - Yemen's Consul General in Jeddah Ali al-Ayashi discussed with the Secretary General of the Organization of the Islamic Conference (OIC) Ekmeleddin Ihsanoglu aspects of cooperation between Yemen and OIC and ways of boosting them.
The Declaration welcomed the progress achieved so far through the actions taken for the implementation of the Ten Year Program of Action by the Member States, OIC General Secretariat, Standing Committees, Subsidiary Organs and Specialized and Affiliated Institutions,It also reaffirmed commitment to strengthening economic and commercial cooperation, in particular to enhance intra-OIC trade via progressive trade liberalization, financial cooperation among the capital market institutions, increased direct investment and partnerships among the private sectors, and intensified efforts geared towards poverty alleviation.
Summary: ISTANBUL (Cihan) -- Syrian President Bashar Al Assad said they should suspend all prevention to OIC countries as OIC member's countries.
The OIC included conditions requiring Trout to timely file and pay his taxes for five years.