Rabat, (UNA-OIC) – Dr. Salim M. AlMalik, Director-General (DG) of the Islamic World Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (ICESCO), received on Friday, at the Organization’s headquarters, Ms. Golda El-Khoury, Director of UNESCO Regional Office in Rabat. The two parties explored fields and programs of cooperation between ICESCO and UNESCO in the spheres of education, science, and culture in 2021.
During the meeting, Dr. AlMAlik reviewed the major activities and programs that ICESCO launched and implemented to support Member States’ efforts to counter the repercussions of the COVID-19 pandemic. He also highlighted ICESCO’s progress as part of its new vision and action strategy, which promotes an open-door policy.
Ms. Golda El-Khoury expressed UNESCO’s willingness to sustain cooperation with ICESCO through programs in the area of common interest between Member States of ICESCO and UNESCO in 2021.