Jeddah (UNI) - The Union of News Agencies of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (UNA) participated in the work of the “International Conference on Women in Islam (Status and Empowerment),” which was organized by the General Secretariat of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation and hosted by Saudi Arabia in Jeddah, and concluded its work on Wednesday, three days after Deliberations and five working sessions during which ministers, officials, scholars and thinkers discussed various issues related to women in the Islamic world.
On this occasion, His Excellency the Acting Director General of the Federation and Chairman of the Conference’s Media Committee, Mr. Muhammad bin Abd Rabbuh Al-Yami, praised the outcomes of the conference, and the facilities provided by the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, under the leadership of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, King Salman bin Abdulaziz, and his Crown Prince, His Royal Highness Prince Muhammad bin Salman, in terms of facilities for participants in the conference. The conference throughout its session.
Al-Yami noted the great media attention that the conference received, at the local and international levels, thanks to the coordinated efforts of the Saudi Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Ministry of Information, the Permanent Delegation of Saudi Arabia to the Organization of Islamic Cooperation, the Saudi Press Agency, the Union of News Agencies of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation Countries, and the OSPO Union to highlight the conference and its issues and invest in the media in introducing it. The high status of women in Islam and an explanation of the rights and duties guaranteed to them by the noble Sharia.
Al-Yami also praised the efforts of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation in organizing this conference, which confirms the prominent place of Muslim women’s issues on the organization’s agenda and concerns.