ICESCO Participates in Smart Cities Week 2022

Rabat, The Smart Cities Week 2022 (SWC’22), organized by the Islamic World Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (ICESCO) with the participation of the International University of Rabat, and in cooperation with many international partners, experts and researchers, was kicked off here today.

SWC’22 aims at highlighting the importance of modern technology services and applications, to contribute to the building sustainable, inclusive and prosperous smart cities and urban communities.

It will be based on a hybrid mode (virtual and in-person events).

ICESCO is participating in this event to highlight the importance of shifting toward smart, sustainable, and resilient cities, to preserve the environment and ensure the right of future generations to a better future, and to introduce its future programs and action plans to enhance the involvement of its member states in this new vision.

SWC’22 agenda includes organizing conferences, symposia, and training workshops while allowing engineering and Ph.D. students and startups to showcase their smart cities related projects and innovations.

Source: Saudi Press Agency

MWL Condemns Terrorist Attack on Security Point in North Sinai, Egypt

Makkah, The Muslim World League (MWL) condemned the terrorist attack that targeted a security point in North Sinai in Egypt, which resulted in the death and injuries of a number of Egyptian soldiers.

MWL Secretary-General and Chairman of the Association of Muslim Scholars, Sheikh Dr. Mohammed bin Abdulkarim Al-Issa, condemned this heinous criminal attack, which confirms the urgent need to continue the joint international effort, on various fronts, to defeat extremism and terrorism and eliminate their sources, reiterating that these treacherous attacks will only increase Egypt's determination to confront and eradicate terrorism.

Al-Issa stressed, on behalf of MWL and its global councils, bodies and institutions, full solidarity with Egypt in its war against terrorism and anything that would undermine or threaten its security and stability, expressing his sincere condolences to the families of the victims, and the Egyptian leadership, government and people, wishing the injured a speedy recovery.

Source: Saudi Press Agency