The opening ceremony for International Executive Model OIC Summit 2017 was held on May 10, 2017 in Baku, Azerbaijan.
Greeting remarks were presented by H.E. Azad Rahimov (Minister of Youth and Sport of the Republic
of Azerbaijan) and H.E. Amb. Elshad Iskandarov (President of ICYF-DC). A message from the Secretary General OIC H.E. Youssef bin al-Ottaimeen was read out in the ceremony.
H.E. Nassir Abdulaziz Al Nasser (UN AOC High Representative), H.E. Hijran Huseynova (Chairperson of the State Committee for Family, Women and Children Affairs of the Republic of Azerbaijan), H.E. Dr. Ali Osman Öztürk (Prime Ministry Public Diplomacy
Coordinator, Republic of Turkey), H.E. Amb. Musa Kulaklıkaya (Director General of SESRIC), H.E. Prof. Dr. Mehmed Özkan (Rector of the Boğaziçi University) and H.E. Amb. Nasser Abdul Kareem A. Raheem (Ambassador of State of Palestine to the Republic of Azerbaijan) also spoke at the ceremony.