Jeddah (UNA-OIC) – Prince Khalid Al-Faisal, Adviser to the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques and Governor of Makkah region, chaired a meeting at the governorate’s headquarters to discuss establishing a center for the Islamic world in Al-Faisaliah.
The meeting discussed the timetable for the establishment of the Islamic World Center, to be implemented within the first phase of the Al-Faisaliah Project. It also reviewed the components of the project, located on an area of 2,450 square kilometers, and containing areas for public and private investment, in addition to the headquarters of government departments, a diplomatic quarter, urban center, a business and trade center, a shopping and retail center, a dock for boats and residences overlooking the sea.
The meeting was attended by Secretary General of the Muslim World League (MWL) Dr. Mohammad bin Abdulkarim Al-Issa, Secretary General of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) Dr. Yousef bin Ahmed Al-Othaimeen, President of the Islamic Development Bank (IsDB) Group Dr. Bandar Hajjar, President of Umm Al-Qura University Dr. Abdullah Bafail, and CEO of the Royal Commission for Makkah City and Holy Sites Eng. Abdulrahman Addas.