OIC's Turkish chief replaced with Saudi official

Iyad Madani, former Saudi info. minister is elected as the new OIC secretary general.

OIC's Turkish chief replaced with Saudi official

World Bulletin / News Desk

Iyad Madani, the former Saudi minister of Culture and Information, has been elected as the new secretary general of the Organization of Islamic Conference on Thursday.

Three potential contenders for the post withdrew in favor of Madani, who will now replace Turkey’s Ekmeleddin Ihsanoglu, whose term expires in 2014.

Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi, who heads the OIC office, made the announcement during his closing statement on the final day of the summit.

Last Mod: 08 Şubat 2013, 10:44
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