Amb. Elshad Iskandarov elected as the new President of ICYF-DC

Amb. Elshad Iskandarov elected as the new President of ICYF-DC

Amb. Elshad Iskandarov elected as the new President of ICYF-DC

11.10.2014, Istanbul

Presidential elections of the ICYF-DC was held within the 2nd General Assembly on 10 October 2014 in Istanbul. Delegates of ICYF-DC member institutions voted for the canditates.

According to the voting results Ambassador Elshad Iskandarov has been unanimously elected as the new President of ICYF-DC.

The Assembly has also elected Mr. Reda Mehigueni, Mr. Abdurrahman Topbash and Mr. Yasser Salimi as Vice-Presidents of ICYF-DC. Seven other delegates were elected as Board members: two for the African group, one for the Arab group, one for the Asian group, one for the international organizations, and the latter for the Muslim minorities in non-Muslim countries.

The results of the elections were officially announced on the last day of ICYF-DC 2nd General Assembly. Dr. Ali Sarıkaya, the first President of ICYF-DC handed over the Presidency to Amb. Elshad Iskandarov in the Gala Ceremony held in the Ciragan Palace where H.E. Iyad Amin Madani, the Secretary General of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation and H.E. Akif Çağatay Kılıç, the Minister of Youth and Sports of the Republic of Turkey were the guests of Honour.

H.E. Ahmet Davutoglu, the Prime Minister and H.E. Mevlut Cavusoglu, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Turkish Republic sent their congratulations messages and stated their full-support in the forthcoming projects of ICYF-DC.

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