Baghdad (IraqiNews.com) The Premier, Nouri al-Maliki will meet the Turkish President, Abdullah Gul and the Kuwaiti Emir, Sabah al-Ahmad al-Sabah on the margins of the Conference of the Islamic Cooperation Organization in the Egyptian Capital, Cairo on Wednesday.
A statement by Maliki’s office received by IraqiNews.com cited “Maliki and the accompanying delegation arrived in Cairo on Tuesday afternoon to participate in the Conference of the ICO Cairo in the sixth and seventh of February where the Egyptian President, Mohammed Mursi, received him and welcomed his visit.”
“Properly Maliki to conduct several meetings with some of the presidents such as Sabah and Gul,” the statement concluded.
Maliki was accompanied by the Minister of Higher Education, Ali al-Adeeb, the Minister of Culture, the Acting Defense Minister Sadoun al-Dulaimi and the Foreign Minister, Hoshyar Zebari.
The 12th round of the Islamic Cooperation Organization conference will be held in Cairo on next Wednesday and will last for couple days.
During the conference Egypt will receive assumption of the conference’s chairmanship for three years after Senegal.