On 13 June 2022, Islamic Organization for Food Security participated in the 17th Trade Fair of the OIC Member States. The event commenced at Dakar International Exchange Center in the Republic of Senegal. At this event, IOFS was represented by its Senior Country Manager Mr. Sofian Ben Mouaddeb and Program Manager Mr. Dastan Zholdassov.
At the opening ceremony, the IOFS delegation held a meeting with the Minister of Livestock and Animal Production of the Republic of Senegal, H.E.Mr. Aly Saleh Diop, who was accompanied by Deputy Secretary-General of the OIC, H.E. Amb. Ahmad Songendo and Director General of the Islamic Centre for the Development of Trade (ICDT), H.E. Ms. Latifa Elbouabdellaoui. Sides briefly discussed an overview of the IOFS Strategic Framework emphasizing IOFS humanitarian programs.
IOFS Delegation also had several bilateral meetings with OIC member states investment promotion agencies and private business representatives attended at the Trade Fair venue. IOFS conveyed trade and investment opportunities in the framework of its National Food Sectors Development program and welcomed all interested parties to join its private sector subsidiary International Islamic Food Processing Association (IFPA).