Morocco, in the person of Jamal Eddine El Aloua, was elected Chairman of the Executive Council of the Rabat-based Islamic World Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (ICESCO) during the 42nd session of the Council of this organization which opened works Monday in Egypt.
Speaking on this occasion, Moroccan Ambassador to Egypt Ahmed Tazi, thanked all member States of ICESCO (formerly ISESCO) for their trust and support for the Kingdom’s candidate who pledged to serve the goals of this specialized organization of the OIC.
For his part, ICESCO Director-General, Salim Al Malik congratulated Mr. Jamal Eddine El Aloua for his election as Head of the Executive Council, noting that transparency, leadership, solidarity, partnership, openness and strategic vigilance have been the guiding principles of the Organization’s work throughout the current year.
“ICESCO launched various major initiatives geared towards youth and women empowerment, as part of the proclamation of 2021 Year of Women, under the high patronage of His Majesty King Mohammed VI of Morocco”, he said.
The Organization has strengthened its participatory approach and made cooperation one of its strategic priorities by signing agreements with various organizations, leading regional and international institutions, as well as with prestigious Islamic universities, added Mr. Salim Al Malik.
The ICESCO will continue to support member countries’ educational, scientific and cultural programs, and rev up their recovery plans from Covid-19’s impact, he underlined.
He also reaffirmed the organization’s commitment to help member countries in adapting training to tomorrow’s jobs by encouraging the use of new technologies and artificial intelligence applications in education.