Wed May 24 2017, 7:10:53 +03
(Jeddah-AlummahWorld-Sha'ban16,1438H) Secretary General of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) Dr. Yousef A. Al-Othaimeen will attend the opening ceremony of Baku 2017 Islamic Solidarity Games to be held on Friday 12 May 2017 at Baku Olympic Stadium in Azerbaijan.
Dignitaries from across the world including Heads of States, heads of international and multilateral organisations, athletes and thousands of spectators will witness the keenly anticipated official opening.
Baku 2017 according to the organising committee “will welcome the world with a spectacular Opening Ceremony that tells a universal story of peace and hope, and celebrates the enormous contribution Islamic civilisation has made to everything around us.”
The OIC Secretary General Dr. Yousef Al-Othaimeen will during the ceremony present copies of the latest edition of the reputable OIC Journal to the president of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev.
The edition features a special focus on the Baku 2017 Islamic Solidarity Games including a special article written exclusively for the journal by President Aliyev titled “The Strengthening of Islamic Solidarity is a Challenge of Time.”
Baku 2017 Islamic Solidarity Games is an exciting multi-sport event uniting the Islamic world, which will take place from 12 – 22 May 2017.