16:57 - 12-04-2022
His Excellency the President of the Republic, Dr. Abdul Latif Jamal Rashid, received today, Sunday, December 4, 2022, at the Baghdad Palace, the Director General of the Islamic World Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (ICESCO), Mr. Salem bin Muhammad Al-Malik.
During the meeting, the President of the Republic stressed the importance of strengthening cooperation and communication between Iraq and the organization in the fields of education, science, technology and culture, exchanging experiences, developing education systems and supporting pioneering experiences, pointing to the need to encourage the spread of science and culture among the young generations to contribute to building society.
For his part, Mr. Salem bin Mohammed Al-Malik presented the organization's shield to the President, appreciating the meeting with him. Mr. Salem bin Mohammed affirmed ISESCO's aspiration to enhance the level of cooperation with the relevant Iraqi institutions, expressing the organization's desire to nominate Baghdad to be the capital of Islamic culture.
His Excellency welcomed Baghdad's candidacy to be the capital of Islamic culture, pointing to the need for interest not to be limited to one city, but to include all cities of Iraq.
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