Eurasia Regional Center of Islamic Conference Youth Forum founded

Eurasia Regional Center of Islamic Conference Youth Forum founded
# 18 May 2010 12:33 (UTC +04:00)
Baku. Viktoria Dementieva – APA. An agreement to found Eurasia Regional Center of the Islamic Conference Youth Forum (ICYF) was signed within the framework of the opening ceremony of the 37th session of OIC foreign ministers in Dushanbe, the capital of Tajikistan. ICYF press service told APA that Azerbaijani Foreign Minister Elmar Mammadyarov and ICYF Secretary General Elshad Isgandarov signed the agreement.

OIC Secretary General Ekmeleddin Ihsanoglu, representatives of 57 member states, representatives of a number of international organizations and countries having the status of observer in this organization attended the signing ceremony.

According to the agreement, the main office of the ICYF Eurasia Regional Center will be located in Baku. The center will be the first OIC structure hosted by Azerbaijan.

A special resolution expressing gratitude to Azerbaijani government for supporting ICYF, offering opportunities for the functioning of the regional center in Baku will be adopted at the session.

Islamic Conference Youth Forum was established in 2005. Its main office is functioning in Istanbul basing on the contract signed with the Turkish government and ratified by the country’s parliament.
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