Salleh Buang

Salleh Buang

Thursday, 21 April 2016 11:00

New era of solidarity and cooperation

Turkey hosted the 13th Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) Summit from April 10 to 15. The OIC has 57 member states, the second biggest international entity after the United Nations (UN). This time around, only 50 states sent their representatives (in some cases, their heads of state and/or heads of government). Founded in 1969 in the wake of several incidents in Jerusalem, in particular affecting the al-Aqsa Mosque, OIC has permanent delegations at the UN and European Union. Before June 28, 2011, it was known as the Organisation of Islamic Conference.....................Download the full article in pdf attachment (below)