The ICYF-DC congratulated H.E. Abdulla Gul in conjunction with his election as the 11th President of the Republic of Turkey on 28 August. The leadership of the ICYF-DC “highly values his efforts to ensure greater participation of Turkish youth in societal and political life of the country”
H.E. Abdullah Gul in his previous capacity as Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Turkey has played a significant role in the strengthening solidarity in the OIC including for the institutionalization of the ICYF-DC.
The ICYF-DC expresses its hope to continue cooperation with the Republic of Turkey as the host country for the ICYF-DC and important Member of the OIC for achieving high standards of development of youth in the OIC domain.