On November 7, 2022, H.E. Prof. Yerlan A. Baidaulet Director-General of IOFS visited the Embassy of the State of Libya and met with H. E. Mr. Alaadin Adbussalam Lehwaik, Ambassador of the State of Libya to the Republic of Kazakhstan.
The two Officials reviewed the current state of IOFS-Libya bilateral relations, and H.E. Ambassador particularly highlighted the ongoing efforts of IOFS to address food security challenges and poverty alleviation in the OIC geography, specifically during food crises hardships that influence OIC countries, vulnerable to food insecurity, that are heavily dependent on the commodity imports.
On his side, H.E Prof. Baidaulet gave an overview of the IOFS foundation as an OIC specialized institution, the IOFS Strategic Framework and IOFS Strategy 2031 with particular attention given to the achievements of the IOFS humanitarian programs, as well the two global programs, Afghanistan Food Security Programme (AFSP) and Year of Africa implementation plan.
Before the end of the fruitful meeting H. E. Libyan Ambassador expressed the State of Libya’s willingness to cooperate actively with IOFS towards the technical implementation of the indicated programs and pointed out the role of the hosting country for further development of the Organization within the OIC region.