Baku, January 25, AZERTAC
Azerbaijan`s National Commission for Islamic Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (ISESCO), which was set up under President Ilham Aliyev`s Order, has held its first meeting.
Chairman of the commission, Azerbaijan`s minister of culture and tourism Abulfas Garayev noted that the commission includes 10 members from various government bodies.
He described the establishment of the commission as a “vivid example” of President Ilham Aliyev`s and first lady Mehriban Aliyeva`s activities towards strengthening relations with the Islamic world and ensuring Azerbaijan`s active integration into the Islamic world and culture.
The commission discussed a number of issues, including cooperation between Azerbaijan and ISESCO, activity of the commission, and functions of the ISESCO General Conference.