Moroccan candidate Jamal Eddine El Aloua was elected President of the Executive Council of the Islamic World Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (ICESCO).
The representative of the Kingdom was elected Monday, December 6 in Cairo, on the sidelines of the 42nd session of the Council of this organization. He obtained 22 votes in the operation of the vote held for the first time in the history of ICESCO, ahead of the candidate of the State of Palestine, Dawas Rashid Dawas, who obtained 16 votes, and the candidate of the Islamic Republic of Iran, Timori Mitra, which obtained one vote.
The final list of candidates for the presidency of the ICESCO Executive Board included three candidates, following the withdrawal of the representative of the Republic of Iraq, Alaa Abd Odah Jazea.
It was also agreed to constitute the Bureau of the Council, in accordance with the Rules of Procedure of the Executive Council, so that the representative of the Republic of Maldives would occupy the post of Vice-President and the representative of the Republic of Guinea the post of Rapporteur of the Advice.