Maldives President receives Organization of Islamic Cooperation chief
Maldives President Abdulla Yameen Abdul Gayoom on Thursday received the secretary-general of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC), Yousef bin Ahmed Al-Othaimeen. They discussed bilateral relations, ways to improve cooperation, challenges facing the Muslim world, and the OIC’s role in facing those challenges. Abdul Gayoom stressed the OIC’s importance in coordinating cooperation between Muslim countries. Al-Othaimeen informed him of ongoing preparations for the OIC foreign ministers’ meeting in Dhaka, Bangladesh, on May 5 and 6.