Media & Communication Directorate
Royal Hashemite Court (Jordan)
King receives former OIC secretary general
Amman, 21 April 2014
His Majesty King Abdullah on Monday received Ekmeleddin Ihsanoglu, former secretary general of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC).
King Abdullah praised Ihsanoglu’s efforts in achieving a qualitative leap in the performance of the OIC, which is regarded as the second largest international organisation in the world.
His Majesty asserted the importance of building on previous accomplishments in clarifying the true nature of Islam, dealing with challenges facing the Muslim world and defending Islamic causes.
Ihsanoglu commended the King’s efforts to highlight the true nature of Islam and encourage dialogue among the followers of the Abrahamic faiths.