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SG of OIC Meets Turkish Minister of Youth and Sports

Jeddah, August 11, 2022, SPA -- The Minister of Youth and Sports of the Republic of Türkiye Mehmet Kasapoglu received yesterday the Secretary-General of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) Hissein Brahim Taha and his accompanying delegation in Konya, on the sidelines of the activities of the fifth edition of the Islamic Solidarity Games hosted by the Republic of Türkiye.

During the meeting, they discussed bilateral cooperation between the OIC and the Ministry of Youth and Sports of the Republic of Türkiye.

Taha valued the efforts exerted by Türkiye for the success of the fifth edition of the Games under the patronage of the Turkish President, indicating that this is evidence of the importance of sports and youth issues in Türkiye, appreciating Türkiye's continued support of the General Secretariat in the field of joint Islamic action, especially in the field of youth and sports.

For his part, the Turkish Minister of Youth and Sports expressed Türkiye’s thanks to the Secretary-General for attending the opening ceremony of the games, reiterating his country’s readiness to support the General Secretariat, in order to build youth capacities and develop sports in the Islamic world.

Source: Saudi Press Agency

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