OIC Secretary General: Baku conference to demonstrate Islamic world’s support for Palestine
Azerbaijan, Baku, June 11 / Trend S. Agayeva /
The purpose of the conference held in Baku is demonstrating the support of Islamic world for the people of Palestine, Secretary General of the Organization of the Islamic Cooperation (OIC) Ekmeleddin Ihsanoglu said at the international donor conference on the financing of the strategic plan of the sectoral development of the city of Al-Quds in Baku on Tuesday.
"We condemn the policy of Israel against Palestine," the Secretary General of the OIC stated.
According to him, the main objective of the conference is draw attention to the fact that tens of thousands of Palestinian children have no access to education, the public health sector in the city is in a deplorable state, and the population of the city of Quds faces problems with obtaining medical care.
On Tuesday, Baku is hosting the founding conference of the Islamic Financial Security Network for aid to the Palestinian state and a donor conference for supporting the development of the city of Al-Quds.
The conference is attended by representatives of several international organizations, including the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC), ISESCO, the Gulf Cooperation Council, the Islamic Solidarity Fund for Development, and the Islamic Development Bank. The event is also attended by representatives of the OIC member countries: foreign ministers, officials of foreign offices as well as heads and members of diplomatic missions accredited in Baku.