The General Secretariat of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) received High Representative for the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC) Miguel A�ngel Moratinos, and UNAOC Chief of Cabinet Nihal Saad, at the OIC headquarters in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, on Tuesday.
During the meeting, the OIC delegates, led by Assistant SecretaryGeneral for Humanitarian and Social Affairs Ambassador Tarig Ali Bakheet, and the UNAOC delegates exchanged views on various challenging global issues of mutual interest.
Moratinos expressed the UNAOC's intention to revitalize relations and strengthen partnership with the OIC, particularly through concrete actions in multiple areas of collaboration, including intercivilizational dialogue, countering violent extremism, and combating Islamophobia.
Both organizations emphasized the reactivation of frequent contacts and working together on the existing memoranda of understanding and plans of action to strengthen bilateral relations.
Source: International Islamic News Agency