NIAMEY, Dec 29, (Asia Free Press): Minister of State in-charge of Foreign Affairs for the Republic of Niger, Mr Hassoumi Massaoudou and Ambassador of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) in Niamey region, Mr Boubakar Adamou, on December 28, signed an agreement to establish the OIC Regional Mission in Niger for its Member States in the Sahel and Lake Chad Basin.
The signing of this agreement establishes another concrete step to enhancing the already distinguished bilateral ties between the Republic of Niger and the OIC and a critical turning point in achieving the OIC’s vision and aspirations for its Member States in the Sahel and Lake Chad Basin region.
Given the various functions of representation, maintaining bilateral relations, implementation of political, humanitarian, and development measures, among others, entrusted to this regional mission, it constitutes the OIC’s link and practical tool to lead essential activities related to supporting the development efforts of its Member States in the Sahel and Lake Chad Basin region.
On the sidelines of the signing of this agreement, the OIC’s delegation held important meetings with the higher authorities in Niger and the heads of diplomatic missions of the Member States in the Sahel and the Lake Chad Basin region in Niamey.
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