6 February 2013

Egypt: Morsi Inaugurates 12th OIC Summit

President Mohamed Morsi inaugurated on Wednesday 6/2/2013 the 12th Summit of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC).

The summit is attended by 27 leaders of Islamic countries amid tight security around the venue of the summit.

The President delivered the opening speech that was followed by the speech of the Senegalese President, in his capacity as the president of the 11th OIC Summit.

Following Egypt's speech, OIC Secretary General Dr. Ekmeleddin Ihsanoglu and leaders of African, Asian, Arab groups deliver their speeches.

In the afternoon, the first session will be held during which the summit agenda will be approved.

Morsi received on Tuesday 5/2/2013 President Abdullah Gul of Turkey, President Omar Guelleh of Djibouti and President Idriss Deby of Chad and their accompanying delegations.

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