UNITED ARAB EMIRATES
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HIS EXCELLENCY PROF. EKMELEDDIN IHSANOGLU
SECRETARY GENERAL OF THE
ORGANISATION OF THE ISLAMIC CONFERENCE
ELEVENTH SESSION OF THE
ISLAMIC SUMMIT CONFERENCE
DAKAR – REPUBLIC OF SENEGAL
13-14 MARCH 2008
Ladies and Gentlemen,
The domain of science and technology occupies a prominent place in our work. We
consider this matter as the corner stone of the development of our Member States and
the real asset from which we can draw resources to realize our renaissance.
In this domain, I have started the process of OIC university ranking, based on criteria,
procedures and mechanisms specifically developed for the OIC. This report shall be
issued annually and will be used to identify the 20 universities to be strengthened and
elevated to the rank of Top 500 world universities.
In the cultural domain, I would like to put on record the commendable...