Uzbek Senate ratifies OIC charter
Tashkent, Uzbekistan, March 31
By Demir Azizov- Trend:
The charter of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) was ratified during the meeting of Uzbekistan's Senate on March 31.
The OIC charter was adopted in Dakar, Senegal, on March 14, 2008.
By adopting the law on ratifying the OIC charter, Uzbekistan reaffirmed its political support and intention to develop and strengthen the cooperation with this organization and Muslim countries, Sadyk Safayev, head of the Senate Committee for Foreign Policy, said.
He said the ratification of this law will make it possible to intensify the process of attracting financial resources from Islamic financial institutions, in particular from the Islamic Development Bank.
The Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) was established in September of 1969 to ensure Islamic solidarity in social, economic and political spheres. The organization has 57 member states.
Uzbekistan became an OIC member in 1996. The country took over the presidency of the Council of Foreign Ministers of the OIC in 2016.
Edited by SI