On February 28, 2023, H.E. Pr. Yerlan A. Baidaulet, Director-General of IOFS, welcomed Mr. Alaadin Adbussalam Lehwaik, Ambassador of the State of Libya to the Republic of Kazakhstan, to the IOFS Headquarters.
The two officials discussed the present status of the bilateral relationship between IOFS and Libya, H.E. Ambassador highlighting, in particular, IOFS's continued efforts to address issues with food security and poverty alleviation in the OIC geography. H.E. Prof. Baidaulet, DG of IOFS, received an official invitation from H.E. the Ambassador of the State of Libya to visit Tripoli in the first half of 2023 during this meeting.
H.E. DG of the IOFS thanked his guest for the invitation on behalf of the organization and stressed that this forthcoming visit will be a good opportunity to advance the bilateral collaboration between Libya and the IOFS in various areas.
Prior to the conclusion of this fruitful meeting, H. E. the Libyan Ambassador expressed the State of Libya's willingness to actively cooperate with IOFS to consolidate food security and agricultural development, as well as he emphasized the hosting country's role in the Organization's continued development within the OIC region.