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    President of Republic of Uganda receives ICESCO Director-General

    7 March 2024

    His Excellency President Yoweri Museveni, President of the Republic of Uganda, received Dr. Salim. M. AlMalik, Director-General of the Islamic World Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (ICESCO), at the Presidential Office in Munyonyo Hotel, which hosted the Summit of the Non-Aligned Movement Last January. This is the first meeting between the President of Uganda and the ICESCO Director-General since the country’s accession to the Organization.

    During the meeting, held on Wednesday, March 6, 2024, with the presence of a host of Ugandan ministers and officials and an ICESCO delegation, Dr. AlMalik commended the fruitful cooperation between ICESCO and Uganda, highlighting several programs and projects the Organization implemented in the Republic over the past four years, aimed at meeting the country’s needs in the fields of education, science and culture. These include supporting the creation of a production unit of hygiene products during the COVID-19 pandemic, encouraging innovation, building women and youth’s entrepreneurial capacities, and the initiative to create a scientific research chair on mental health at Kampala’s International University.

    The Director-General added that the Organization works toward building young people’s capacities and developing their leadership skills in the field of peacebuilding, noting the success of ICESCO’s Leadership Training for Peace and Security, first launched in 2021.

    For his part, the Ugandan President commended ICESCO’s efforts to support its Member States and the waves of development and renewal the Organization enjoys to promote the fields of education, science and culture in the Islamic world, stressing the role of cooperation in achieving social cohesion and spreading peace and security.

    Ms. Ramata Almamy Mbaye, Head of ICESCO’s Social and Human Sciences Sector, attended the meeting.

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