Signing of minutes of Coordination Meeting between ISESCO and KSA General Authority for Meteorology and Environmental Protection

Rabat: 20/04/2019

Signing of minutes of Coordination Meeting between ISESCO and KSA General Authority for Meteorology and Environmental Protection

Today morning at the headquarters of the Islamic Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (ISESCO) in Rabat, the minutes of the Coordination Meeting between ISESCO and the General Authority for Meteorology and Environmental Protection in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia were signed at the closing session of the Fifth Meeting of the Islamic Executive Bureau for the Environment at the level of ministers. The minutes was signed for ISESCO by its Director General, Dr Abdulaziz Othman Altwaijri, and for the Authority by its General President, Dr Khalil bin Mosleh Al Thaqafi.

The minutes include many procedures which both parties agreed to implement namely, honoring a renowned personality from the Islamic world as a guest of honor at the Eighth Islamic Conference of Environment Ministers; requesting the Higher Committee of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Award for Environmental Management in the Islamic World to fulfill the requirements outlined in previous minutes regarding the activation of the Award’s information aspect, development of a clear plan for media publishing and production mechanism, in accordance with the financial items providing for it in the approved payment schedule, and the preparation of a detailed information plan that covers to the post- winners announcement stage and the Award’s third edition. In addition, the parties reaffirmed the instruction of the Award’s General Secretary to conduct media coverage on renowned world TV satellite channels in many languages and through various media and make efficient use of new media techniques to publicize the Award among the largest possible audience.

Besides, the parties agreed to continue consultation on the arrangements for the Eighth Islamic Conference of Environment Ministers and the presentation of the Award at the Conference’s opening session.

Held at ISESCO headquarters on 18 April 2019 and co-chaired by ISESCO Director General and the Authority’s General President, the coordination meeting between ISESCO and the Authority was attended by a number of officials from the Authority and ISESCO’s directorates and centers concerned to discuss the technical details of the Award at its second edition (2018-2019)