The Secretary General of the Organization for Islamic Cooperation (OIC), Dr. Yousef bin Ahamad Al Othaimeen arrived in the Maldives Tuesday, on an official trip.
The OIC Secretary General was welcomed at the Velana International Airport (VIA) by Foreign Secretary Ahmed Sareer.
According to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Dr. Othaimeen will pay a courtesy call on President Abdulla Yameen and Foreign Minister Dr. Mohamed Asim, as well as senior government officials in his two-day trip to the Maldives.
The Foreign Ministry further added that the Secretary General is also slated to deliver a lecture at Maldives National University.
The Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) is the second largest inter-governmental organization after the United Nations with a membership of 57 states spread over four continents. The Organization is the collective voice of the Muslim world. It endeavors to safeguard and protect the interests of the Muslim world in the spirit of promoting international peace and harmony among various people of the world.