Kalla to Attend OIC Summit in Uzbekistan

Dheri Agriesta    •    07 September 2017 22:58 WIB
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Kalla to Attend OIC Summit in Uzbekistan
Vice President Jusuf Kalla (Photo: MTVN/Dheri Agriesta)

Metrotvnews.com, Jakarta: Vice President Jusuf Kalla will attend the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) Summit in Astana, Khazakstan on September 10-11.

The summit will be intended  by around 20 world leaders. It will be opened by Kazakhstan President Nursultan Nazarbayev.

The forum will discuss a wide range of issues. It will focus on science, research and education issues.

"Vice President Kalla will deliver a speech about an OIC scholarship program proposal," said Kalla's spokesperson Husain Abdullah in a written statement on Thursday afternoon.

"He will encourage stronger collaborations between Center of Excellences," the spokesperson added.

Kalla will be accompanied by several high ranking officials. He will join a number of bilateral meetings.