Obama sends letter to OIC head to boost relations

Earlier, the Secretary General called in his open letter to President Obama for the need to forge a new partnership between the US and the Muslim world.

Obama sends letter to OIC head to boost relations

World Bulletin / News Desk

OIC Secretary General said in a statement, it re

ceived a letter from US President Obama to boost relations with OIC. The Secretary General of the Organization of the Islamic Conference (OIC), Ekmeleddin Ihsanoglu, met on Sunday Martin Quinn, US Consul General in his Jeddah office.

US Consul delivered at the meeting a letter from US President Barack Obama addressed to the Secretary General.

In his letter, President Obama conveyed "his thanks and appreciation for the congratulatory message Ihsanoglu sent him on his inauguration as President of the United States of America."

President Obama also "thanked the Secretary General for the open letter addressed to him", which was carried by both the New York Times and the International Herald Tribune.

He expressed "his staunch confidence in the ability of the US and the OIC to work together in a spirit of peace and friendship for the sake of building a more secure world over the next four years."

He also expressed "his willingness to work with the Secretary General in order to enhance these efforts and reinforce the good relations binding the US and the OIC."

Earlier, the Secretary General called in his open letter to President Obama for the need to forge a new partnership between the US and the Muslim world.

He also stressed the "commitment of the OIC to cooperate in order to promote a constructive dialogue and fruitful joint action in a bid to work out appropriate solutions to the intractable crises that face the Muslim world and the world at large."

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