'OIC carries out radical works': Ihsanoglu

The secretary-general of the Organization of the Islamic Conference (OIC) has said "We are working on several programs to put universities in OIC-member countries among the world's best 500 universities."

'OIC carries out radical works': Ihsanoglu
The secretary-general of the Organization of the Islamic Conference (OIC) has said that the organization's charter was changed is a summit three months ago, and member-states adopted a modern and broad-minded charter.

In an exclusive interview with the A.A, Ekmeleddin Ihsanoglu, who is currently in Baku, Azerbaijan to attend the conference on "Increasing Women's role in Intercultural Dialogue", said, "the organization carries out rooted and radical works. For instance, a human rights commission will be established. There are also very significant scientific and technological projects. We are working on several programs to put universities in OIC-member countries among the world's best 500 universities."

"We aim at developing economic cooperation among the member states. We work to increase the trade volume up to 20 percent from the current 13 percent," he said.

"Some member countries demanded the OIC to form a peace force of Islam countries. We need to make some decisions for such a force," he added.

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