Mr. Stefano Stucci, Consul General of Italy in Jeddah and the newly appointed Italian Special Envoy to the OIC presented, today 12 February 2019, to Dr. Yousef A. Al-Othaimeen, the OIC Secretary General, his Letter of Credence accrediting him as the Special Envoy of Italy to the OIC.
During the courtesy meeting, the Secretary General and his guest had extensive discussions on various regional and international issues of mutual interest including the threats of terrorism, extremism and Islamophobia. Mr. Stucci reiterated the commitment of Italy to work closely with the OIC General Secretariat for shared benefit.
Welcoming the new Special Envoy, the Secretary General emphasized on identifying common issues and mutual cooperation to strengthenOIC-Italy bilateral relations especially on issues concerning youth, inter religious dialogue and cultural exchange. Dr. Al-Othaimeen assured the Special Envoy of OIC’s continued support and cooperation during his assignment as the Special Envoy of his country to the OIC.