RIYADH: The Secretary-General of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation Hissein Brahim Taha recently held a meeting with Bangladeshi Foreign Minister AK Abdul Momen in Dhaka.
The two men expressed their satisfaction with the level of cooperation between the OIC and Bangladesh and discussed ways and means to enhance it.
Taha commended the leadership of Bangladesh for providing humanitarian assistance and shelter to the 1.2 million Rohingya refugees, while Momen conveyed his country’s appreciation for the important role played by the OIC and for its support for the Rohingya people.
On Tuesday, Taha attended the 35th convocation ceremony of the Islamic University of Technology in Dhaka. He thanked Bangladesh for hosting and supporting the university.
Taha, who is also chancellor of the IUT, commended the university for its outstanding efforts in nurturing intellectual growth, especially in technology.
He also emphasized the crucial role of education in empowering individuals and societies, and encouraged the graduates to use their knowledge and skills to make a positive impact on their communities, the Islamic world and the world at large.