Jeddah (UNA-OIC) – The International Islamic Fiqh Academy (IIFA) on Thursday signed a memorandum of cooperation with the Union of OIC News Agencies (UNA), at the headquarters of the IIFA General Secretariat in Jeddah.
The memorandum was signed by IIFA Secretary-General Prof. Koutoub Moustapha Sano and Acting UNA Director-General Mohammed Abd Rabbo Al-Yami.
This agreement comes within the framework of strengthening the strategic partnership between the Union and the Academy, reflecting the regional and international leading role of the two institutions in supporting Islamic and media issues. It also aims to strengthen the common vision of the two parties in terms of rejecting violent extremism and combating terrorism while spreading the values of tolerance and moderation.
The IIFA Secretary-General praised the Union’s role in fostering international media relations among the member states of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC), as well as strengthening professional links between media workers.
For his part, the Acting UNA Director-General lauded the qualitative developments witnessed by the Academy at all levels. He stressed that the agreement would contribute to paving the way for cooperation between the two parties in areas and issues of mutual interest.