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12 December, 2019 15:07

Headquarters of Islamic Organization for Food Security opened in Nur-Sultan

An opening ceremony of the headquarters of the Islamic Organization for Food Security (IOFS) in the city of Nur-Sultan took place on December 11, 2019 in the building of the Astana International Financial Centre, the Kazakh Foreign Ministry’s press service informs.

Headquarters of Islamic Organization for Food Security opened in Nur-Sultan  | Strategy2050.kz

The ceremony was attended by First Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of Kazakhstan Shahrat Nuryshev, Vice Minister of Agriculture of Kazakhstan Nurbek Dairbekov, Director General of the IOFS Yerlan Baidaulet, as well as senior officials of the Ministries of Agriculture of Bangladesh, Burkina Faso, Gambia, Turkey, the United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia and Ambassadors of OIC member countries accredited in Kazakhstan.

In his speech, Shahrat Nuryshev noted that Kazakhstan would continue to provide comprehensive support to the activities of the IOFS, including the expansion of the membership of the Organization.

On the sidelines of the event, the signing ceremony of the memorandum of cooperation between the National Agrarian Scientific and Educational Centre and the IOFS took place.

On the same day, the fourth 4th meeting of the IOFS Executive Council began at the head office of the Islamic Organization for Food Security, where the participants will be able to discuss the current activities of the Organization aimed at strengthening practical cooperation between the OIC member countries in the field of food security.

The initiative to establish the IOFS within the framework of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation belongs to First President, Elbasy Nursultan Nazarbayev. Currently, the Organization includes 34 states of the Islamic world and its activities are aimed at mobilizing the efforts of the Muslim world in the field of agricultural development and food potential.

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