Parliamentary Secretary Alghabra to attend meeting of Council of Foreign Ministers of Organisation of Islamic Cooperation

July 9, 2017

Global Affairs Canada
July 9, 2017

Omar Alghabra, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Foreign Affairs (Consular Affairs), announced today that he will visit Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire, from July 10 to 11, 2017, to attend the 44th session of the Council of Foreign Ministers of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC). The council’s central theme this year is Youth, Peace and Development in a World of Solidarity.

During his visit, Parliamentary Secretary Alghabra will have the opportunity to meet with OIC member states and enhance Canada’s engagement with the organization.

The OIC council meetings will offer Canada a distinct opportunity to raise and advance our core values, including human rights, freedom, democratic governance and the rule of law.

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