Organization of Islamic Cooperation condemns terror attacks in Somalia, Nigeria

Dr. Yousef bin Ahmed Al-Othaimeen, secretary-general of OIC, expressed his condolences to the Somali government. (Supplied)
Updated 04 September 2018
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Organization of Islamic Cooperation condemns terror attacks in Somalia, Nigeria

  • The OIC also condemned the deadly attack by Boko Haram on a military base in Nigeria’s Borno State

JEDDAH: The Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) strongly condemned on Sunday the terrorist attack in Mogadishu, which resulted in killing six people, including two children.
Dr. Yousef bin Ahmed Al-Othaimeen, secretary-general of OIC, expressed his condolences to the Somali government on this tragic loss of lives, and the families of the victims, wishing the injured a speedy recovery.
The secretary-general said the cowardly attack targeting government buildings and civilians is an attempt by terrorists to undermine peace and stability efforts in Somalia. He stressed the need to strengthen global partnerships to counter the threat of terrorism.
The OIC also condemned the deadly attack by Boko Haram on a military base in Nigeria’s Borno State, which claimed the lives of one officer and thirty soldiers and left others wounded during the assault.
Al-Othaimeen expressed dismay at the brutal attack by the terrorist group and conveyed his deep sympathy and condolence to the authorities in Nigeria as well as to the families of the victims.


Saudi Post issues commemorative 88th National Day stamp

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Saudi Post issues commemorative 88th National Day stamp

JEDDAH: Saudi Post issued a commemorative stamp and a card to coincide with the Kingdom’s 88th National Day and its founding by the late King Abdulaziz, reported the Saudi Press Agency.
The stamp was issued in three riyals and the card in five riyals, and featured pictures of famous architectural landmarks in the Kingdom.
They also include logos of a number of mega projects that have been implemented or are currently being implemented, such as Neom, Riyadh Railway Project, Vision 2030, National Transition Program 2020, Digital Transformation Unit, Public Investment Fund, and the 2018 Hajj Season logo.
Saudi Post publishes postal stamps periodically and seasonally for national and religious events, festivals, Hajj seasons, Islamic, Arab and Gulf summits and major conferences, as well as national cultural, artistic and sports participations to recognize Saudi Arabia’s achievements in all fields.