Islamic counter-terrorism coalition chief outlines strategy in HQ tour

Islamic counter-terrorism coalition chief outlines strategy in HQ tour
The Secretary-General of the Islamic Military Counter Terrorism Coalition (IMCTC) Maj. Gen. Mohammed bin Saeed Al-Moghedi discussed the alliance’s strategy in fighting global terrorism in a meeting with Saudi media professionals on Tuesday. (IMCTC)
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Updated 18 February 2020

Islamic counter-terrorism coalition chief outlines strategy in HQ tour

Islamic counter-terrorism coalition chief outlines strategy in HQ tour
  • Coalition has more than 35 initiatives to fight terrorism in many areas
  • Group also works to combat the financing of terrorism

RIYADH: The Secretary-General of the Islamic Military Counter Terrorism Coalition (IMCTC) Maj. Gen. Mohammed bin Saeed Al-Moghedi discussed the alliance’s strategy in fighting global terrorism in a meeting with Saudi media professionals on Tuesday.

Speaking at the IMCTC’s headquarters in Riyadh on Tuesday, he said the coalition had more than 35 initiatives to fight terrorism in many areas, including intelligence, humanitarian aid and training, which aim to support member states.

The coalition also works to combat the financing of terrorism and to lay out studies, plans and the exchange of information between the IMCTC and supportive countries in order to locate and isolate sources of terrorism. 

The IMCTC also works to combat terrorism in the field militarily, and provides information and training for member states that suffer from attacks by militants.

Al-Moghedi said that the Coalition, which includes 41 Muslim countries, has received significant international support by signing agreements with supportive countries such as the US, UK and France, in addition to more than 20 international organizations.

He also gave a tour of the IMCTC’s headquarters to the media, included the center for coalition members’ representatives, including the offices of Mauritania and Palestine.