Iranian Vice-President For Women Affairs Shahindokht Molaverdi arrived in Baku on Sunday to attend the fifth ministerial meeting on Women of the Organization of the Islamic Cooperation (OIC), IRNA reported.
Baku is scheduled to host the 5th Ministerial Conference on the Role of Women in the Development of the OIC Member States on October 20-21.
Upon her arrival at the airport, Molaverdi was welcomed by Iran's Ambassador to Azerbaijan Mohsen Pakaeen and the Azeri officials.
The OIC women conference is aimed at reviewing the progress ane empowement of women and their role in the OIC member states.
The Conference will work until October 21 and is expected to adopt a Declaration on empowerment of women in the OIC member states.
OIC Secretary General Iyad Ameen Madani will inaugurate the Fifth Ministerial Conference.