Prince Faisal Presents OIC award to Dr Mujahid
RIYADH—The Governor of Riyadh, His Royal Highness Prince Faisal Bin Bandar Bin Abdulaziz, delivered to the representative of the Turkish government, Dr Mujahid Sami, the 2016 OIC Tourism Capital award won by the Turkish city of Konya.
The award was presented on the sidelines of the 15th Trade Fair of OIC Member States held in the Saudi capital, Riyadh, from 22 – 26 May 2016.
The City of Konya had won the Islamic Tourism City at the 9th session of the Islamic Conference of Tourism Ministers held in Niamey, Niger in December 2015. The Turkish government has prepared a series of promotional programmes and activities about Konya which would be implemented this year.
In April 2016, the Turkish government held a meeting about Konya as Islamic Tourism capital. It has also set up a booth at the ongoing Trade Fair in Riyadh to provide information about the City.—Email