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Organization of Islamic Cooperation welcomes choice of new crown prince

The Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC).

JEDDAH: The General Secretariat of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) welcomed the choice by King Salman bin Abdul Aziz Al-Saud of Prince Muhammed bin Salman bin Abdul Aziz as crown prince and vice chairman of the Council of Ministers, while continuing in his role as defense minister.
OIC Secretary General Yousef A. Al-Othaimeen expressed his congratulations to King Salman over this choice, given Prince Muhammed’s experience, wisdom and vision in the management of the affairs of the Kingdom, his dedication to the service of his religion, nation and ummah, and his commitment to taking far-reaching steps on joint actions in the interest of the Islamic world.
The secretary-general also stated that the internal and external achievements attained by Crown Prince Muhammed in the recent past, the latest being the huge success achieved by the US-Arab-Islamic Summit in Riyadh, made him the man of the moment.
The secretary-general prayed that Allah protect the king and his loyal crown prince in the service of the religion, the nation and the Islamic ummah at this critical stage in the history of the Islamic world.

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