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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COMCEC is the standing Committee for Economic and Commercial Cooperation of the Organization of the Islamic Conference and Istanbul hosts the 25th session of the meetings.
Summary: Riyadh, Jumada II 28, 1432, May 31, 2011, SPA - The Organization of the Islamic Conference (OIC) and King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology (KACST) held a meeting here today under the chairmanship of Prince Dr.
WASHINGTON, Apr 11, 2011 (TUR) -- Secretary General of the Organization of the Islamic Conference (OIC), Ekmeleddin Ihsanoglu, has arrived in Washington on Sunday to attend the eighth U.S.-Islamic World Forum.
Summary: Dakar (Senegal) - The Standing Committee on Information and Cultural Affairs of the Organization of the Islamic conference (COMIAC) hailed the efforts undertaken by the Bayt Mal Al Quds Asharif Agency, upon high instructions of HM King Mohammed VI, Chairman of the Al Quds Committee, to safeguard the holy city's identity.
Established by the Organization of the Islamic Conference (OIC) in May 1979, ISESCO is one of the largest international Islamic organizations specialized in the fields of education, science, and culture.
The Governments of Russia, Turkey, Pakistan, China and Tajikistan provided humanitarian aid in big scope.The Organization of the Islamic Conference and the Islamic Development Bank made the decision to provide US$250 thousand in emergency assistance for unrest victims.
"Sanctions against Iran will beof no avail," al-Moallem told al-Alam TV channel on the sidelines of the conference of the Organization of the Islamic Conference Foreign Ministers held in the Tajik capital, Dushanbe.
Summary: ISTANBUL (Cihan) - Iran's President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad on Sunday arrived in Turkey to attend a summit of the Organization of the Islamic Conference (OIC).
Summary: Participants in the sixth session of the Forum for the Future, which wrapped up on Tuesday, commended the sustained efforts exerted by HM King Mohammed VI as chairman of the Al-Quds Committee, an affiliate of the Organization of the Islamic Conference (OIC).
Secretary General of the Organization of the Islamic Conference (OIC) Ekmeleddin Ihsanoglu left on Saturday evening Sana'a after an official visit in which he met President Saleh and governmental officials.<p>During his visit, Ihsanoglu held a press conference in which he confirmed the OIC's concern on unity and stability of Yemen and its sovereignty on all its territories, considering Yemen's security important for the region, the Arabian Peninsula and the Horn of Africa and has effectiveness on world peace.
"The trade exhibition launched by the member states of the Organization of the Islamic Conference (OIC) will take place in Cairo from October 11-16, 2009," a Ministry of Trade statement that was received by Aswat al-Iraq news agency quoted the director general of the Iraqi exhibitions, Hashem Mohammad Hatem, as saying.
Iranian Foreign Minister Manouchehr Mottaki leaves for Saudi Arabia on Monday to participate in an Organization of the Islamic Conference (OIC) meeting as a member of the executive committee, Iran`s Foreign Ministry Spokesman Hassan Qashqavi told reporters.
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