Azerbaijan grants aid in amount of US$ 100 thousand to humanitarian affairs and development department of OIC in Niger

Azerbaijan grants aid in amount of US$ 100 thousand to humanitarian affairs and development department of OIC in Niger
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In response to the appeal of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) to the member states regarding the tense social and economic situation in Sahel region of Africa, in order to support the reorganization of the humanitarian affairs and development department of OIC in Niger into the OIC’s Regional Office, by instruction of Azerbaijan’s President Ilham Aliyev, the aid in the amount of US$ 100 thousand has been granted to that organization by the Cabinet of Ministers, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) told APA.

It was noted that the decision regarding reorganization of the mentioned department of the OIC into the Regional Office was adopted at the 46th session of the Council of Ministers of Foreign Affairs of OIC held on March 1-2, 2019 in Abu Dhabi and the 14th Summit of Heads of States and Governments of OIC held on May 31, 2019 in Mecca. 

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