stressed the gravity of remaining silent about the genuine Israeli threats to the architecture of Al-Aqsa Mosque and demanded that Israeli authorities immediately stop all archaeological excavations under the Dung Gate (al-Mograbi Gate) southeast of the Old City, as well asstop building a synagogue near Al-Aqsa Mosque.
director general, for his part, highlighted ties and cooperation between the two sides and said ISESCO
is eager to broaden cooperation with Iran.
In a communique released on Thursday, ISESCO
pointed out that "the Florida Dove World Centre Church's plan to burn copies of the Holy Koran on September 11 was condemned by church authorities, Christian and Jewish clergy, the European Commission, the US government and the Pontifical Council for Inter-religious Dialogue, and sparked international protests by Muslims from all over the world."
They also adopted the Report on the "Award of Kingdom of Saudi Arabia for Environmental Management in the Islamic World"; reiterating thanks and gratitude to the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud for creating this Award, his approval to expand its scope to cover the entire Islamic world, and entrusting ISESCO
with its General Secretariat so as to enhance the wider concept of environmental management and promote sustainable development in the Islamic countries; praising the efforts exerted by both ISESCO
and GAMEP for the good preparation for the Award's first session, and congratulating its winners.
"The visit of Pope Francis to the Kingdom of Morocco, an ISESCO
member country where tolerance and respect for religious and cultural diversity prevail, is an important historic event with a deep meaning," said Altwaijri, quoted by a statement from ISESCO
Abdul Aziz Al-Sebail said: "The partnership with ISESCO
comes within the KFIP strategy to strengthen cultural knowledge channels in the Arab and Islamic region by expanding partnerships with leading institutions around the world."
Speaking to Muscat Daily, Dr Amina al Hajri, director general of ISESCO
said, 'Nine Arab countries participating in this forum are Oman, Egypt, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Qatar, Tunisia, Jordan, Morocco and Sudan.'
The country plays an active role in joint Islamic action in the Islamic world and beyond, especially within the framework of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC), since its accession to it following its independence, and the Islamic Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (ISESCO
) since the Sixth Islamic Summit Conference, held in Dakar in December 1991, which marked the country's admission into ISESCO
," he said.
Earlier, al-Mulki met with Twejery and discussed with him means of cooperation between Jordan and the ISESCO
Touijri said that the meeting had turned on the outcome of the 1st Conference of ISESCO
Education Ministers, held Thursday in Tunis, and the need to promote the educational system to serve development issues in ISESCO
's members States, a Presidency of the Republic press release points out.
The award was conferred by Deputy Director General ISESCO
He pointed out to the partnership between the Organization and the ISESCO
to do a huge job to solve this problem in Sudan, which need to be addressed by all the concerned parties .