Higher Education Council Secretary General participates in OIC preparatory meeting

Secretary General of the Higher Education Council, Dr. Shaikha Rana bint Isa bin Daij Al Khalifa, the Deputy Chairperson of the Higher Education Board of Trustees, participated today in the preparatory meeting for the 2nd summit of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) which is set to be hosted by the UAE on June 16 under the theme “Science, Technology and Innovation: Opening New Prospects”.

The preparatory meeting, which will continue tomorrow, cast light on the proposal of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation's Standing Committee on Scientific and Technological Cooperation for the promotion and cooperation of science and technology activities among the OIC member states (COMSTECH). It also reviewed and approved the concluding document of OIC’s 2nd summit on science and technology as well as preparations for the summit.

Dr. Shaikha Rana bint Isa bin Daij Al Khalifa voiced appreciation for participating in the preparatory meeting, which reflects Bahrain’s support to OIC’s continuous efforts to boost relations among the member states and promote cooperation between the organization and the world. She praised OIC’s keenness to enhance cooperation between the member states in science and technology given their role in ensuring sustainable development. She also affirmed the importance of sharing experiences and bolstering cooperation between the organisation’s higher education establishments and well-reputed international universities to establish fruitful academic and research partnerships.

Dr. Shaikha Rana wished the 2nd summit on science and technology every success in achieving forecast goals and enhancing joint cooperation among OIC member states.

Source: Bahrain News Agency