IsDB president, chief of Islamic Organization for Food Security discuss joint cooperation

IsDB president, chief of Islamic Organization for Food Security discuss joint cooperation

Jeddah (UNA-OIC) – President of the Islamic Development Bank (IsDB) Group Dr. Bandar Hajjar held a virtual meeting with Director-General of the Islamic Organization for Food Security (IOFS) Yerlan Baidaulet on Monday.

During the meeting, the two sides discussed cooperation in the areas of food security and investment, exchange of knowledge and experiences, value chains, agriculture and partnership with relevant organizations. They also raised issues of the strategic programs and allocation of the technical grant.

It is noteworthy that the 7th Ministerial Conference of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) on Food Security and Agricultural Development held in Astana, Kazakhstan in April 2016 welcomed the establishment of the Islamic Organization for Food Security, a new specialized institution of the OIC, to serve as an agency for implementing OIC resolutions and programs in the domain of agriculture, rural development and food security.

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