Nazarbayev: OIC members must unite to ensure food security
Astana is hosting the inaugural session of the General Assembly of the Islamic Organization for Food Security (IOFS) in parallel to the 7th Conference on Food Security and Agricultural Development in OIC Member States on April 26-28, Sputnik reports.
"The Islamic world should not stand still on such key issues as the eradication of hunger, the development of agriculture, the provision of food security. The OIC member states could make a huge contribution to the provision of food security, if join their efforts," Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev said in a welcome address to the participants of the IOFS session, as read out by the country's prime minister, Karim Massimov.
Nazarbayev added in his address that he is sure that all the members of the OIS would join the IOFS in future.