OIC GA to adopt IOFS rec­om­men­da­tions, 2016-18 bud­get

Pakistan Observer - - INTERNATIONAL -

nomic and so­cial de­vel­op­ment and pull more peo­ple out of poverty while im­prov- ing Party build­ing and con­duct­ing the edu- cation cam­paign. More out­stand­ing cadres should be sent to the poor ar­eas for poverty relief and a ASTANA—The prepara­tory se­nior of­fi­cials meet­ing for the in­au­gu­ral ses­sion of the Gen­eral Assembly of the OIC Is­lamic Or­ga­ni­za­tion for Food Se­cu­rity (IOFS) started its work here on Tues­day. The meet­ing will sub­mit its rec­om­men­da­tions for adop­tion by the Gen­eral Assembly (GA) to be held on Thurs­day 28 April 2016.

These rec­om­men­da­tions in­clude the elec­tion of the chair­man and vice-chair­men of the newly-es­tab­lished or­ga­ni­za­tion based in Astana, nom­i­na­tions for mem­ber­ship of the Ex­ec­u­tive Board and can­di­da­cies for the post of Di­rec­tor Gen­eral of the IOFS Sec­re­tariat, the bud­get of the IOFS Sec­re­tariat for the pe­riod 2016-2018, the ex­am­i­na­tion of the Rules of Pro­ce­dure and Fi­nan­cial and Per­son­nel Reg­u­la­tions and the Five-year Action Plan.

The OIC As­sis­tant Sec­re­tary Gen­eral for Eco­nomic Affairs, Am­bas­sador Hameed Opeloyeru, stated at the open­ing of the prepara­tory meet­ing that sta­ble lead­er­ship sys­tem should be en­sured be­fore the task is ac­com­plished, said Liu.—Xin­hua steps were taken in strong co­op­er­a­tion with Mem­ber States and the OIC or­gans, within the con­text of joint action in fields of agri­cul­ture and food se­cu­rity, which led to com­ple­men­tar­ity and show­cased the strong points of each mem­ber state.

The in­au­gu­ral Gen­eral Assembly to be held on 28 April 2016 will be opened by the Prime Min­is­ter of the Republic of Kaza­khstan, Karim Mas­si­mov. The OIC Sec­re­tary Gen­eral, Iyad Ameen Madani, and the President of the Is­lamic De­vel­op­ment Group (IDBG) Dr. Ah­mad Mo­ham­mad Ali, will ad­dress the open­ing cer­e­mony. The es­tab­lish­ment of the IOS was ini­ti­ated fol­low­ing the call of His Ex­cel­lency the President of the Republic of Kaza­khstan, Nur­sul­tan Nazarbayev, at the open­ing of the 38 Ses­sion of the Coun­cil of For­eign Min­is­ters (CFM) held in Astana on 28-30 June 2011 to de­velop a sys­tem for the exchange of food

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