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OIC, AOAD discuss cooperation in key areas

RIYADH, November 19, 2018

The Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) recently met with officials the Arab Organisation for Agricultural Development (AOAD) to discuss cooperation in various fields of interest.

The OIC secretary general Dr Yousef Al Othaimeen received in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, the director-general of AOAD Professor Ibrahim Adam El Dukheri, said a statement from the organisation.

The two sides discussed cooperation in exchanging experience, capacity building and implementation of joint activities and programmes, it said.

While highlighting the activities of OIC in this sector, the secretary general underscored the significance, which OIC attaches to collaboration with AOAD, a specialised institution of the League of Arab States, towards addressing food insecurity and low agricultural productivity in their member states.

On his part, Professor El Dukheri presented an overview of AOAD and its scope of work, including potential programmes on agriculture and food security for joint action with OIC. - TradeArabia News Service

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