ICYF-DC Delegation headed by the Forum President Amb. Elshad Iskandarov has successfully participated in the work of the 12th session of PUIC held in Bamako, Mali on 27-28 January 2017. The session has adopted a special resolution on “ PUIC – ICYF-DC Cooperation” which affirmed several dimensions of ICYF-DC activities concerning the OIC Member States parliaments.
During his visit to Mali, the President of ICYF-DC, Amb. Elshad Iskandarov had meeting with the Minister of Youth of the Republic of Mali H.E. Amadou Koita. The Minister presented national activities in the field of youth policy specifically for youth involvement in national reconciliation. Amb. Iskandarov thanked the Minister for the active participation and support of Mali for adoption of comprehensive plan on youth development adopted at the 3rd Islamic Conference of Youth and Sport Ministers held last October in Istanbul and informed on ICYF-DC activities in implementation of the Joint Youth Action Plan. During the cordial exchange of views the parties agreed upon cooperation in implementation of decisions of the 3rd Ministerial in particular ICYF-DC support toward youth involvement in peace and reconciliation process in Mali.
Amb. Iskandarov also received president and member of the L’Union des Jeunesse Musulmans du Mali, ICYF-DC Member Institution. The delegation expressed their thanked for ICYF-DC active role in promoting role of youth in Islamic world and presented plans on their participation in ICYF-DC programmes and projects for 2017.