–for Promoting Trade and Investments in OIC Member States
Jeddah, 21 March 2023
The OIC Secretary-General, His Excellency Mr. Hissein Brahim Taha has called for creating a networking mechanism among business people and business incubators in OIC Member States to enable entrepreneurs and SMEs to start up their businesses.
This call was made, during his audience with the President of the Association of Independent Businessmen and Industrialist of Türkiye (MUSIAD), Mr. Mahmut Asmali at the OIC General Secretariat in Jeddah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, on 21st March 2023.
Commending the role of MUSIAD in facilitating trade and investment in OIC countries through active mobilisation of the Private Sector, the Secretary-General expressed satisfaction at the current level of cooperation existing between OIC and MUSIAD. The meeting discussed the opportunities for closer cooperation towards enhancing intra-OIC trade and foreign direct investments (FDI).
The two sides also agreed to organize joint trade exhibitions and business forums in order to stimulate and promote private sector entities in OIC Member States.