Jeddah (UNA) - The work of the Second Ministerial Conference for Social Development of the Member States of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation, which was held on June 5-6, 2023, was concluded in Cairo.
The Secretary-General of the Organization, Hussein Ibrahim Taha, confirmed that the results of the conference will contribute effectively to the development of mechanisms of Islamic solidarity in the various fields of social development.
Hussein Taha stressed that the decisions adopted by the conference aimed at facing the challenges facing the Islamic world and discussing ways to support the concerned groups in order to alleviate their suffering, pointing out that this commitment stems from the values of Islam, which attached special importance to social issues and fields, especially those related to empowering an institution. Marriage and the family, preserving their values, child well-being issues, social security for the elderly and protection for people with special needs.
It is worth noting that the conference adopted a comprehensive resolution on all relevant social issues, as well as the Cairo Declaration and the organization's strategy for people with disabilities.