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AKIPRESS.COM - President of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev on September 10 speaking at the summit of the Islamic Cooperation summit in Astana expressed readiness of his country to hold the second OIC summit.
The OIC member states welcomed the proposal of the Uzbek Government to host the 2nd OIC summit on Science and Technology, according to the Astana Declaration of the first OIC summit on science and technology.
"We authorize the General Secretariat of the OIC and COMSTECH (the OIC Standing Committee on Scientific and Technical Cooperation) to start the necessary preparations for the 2nd OIC summit on Science and Technology in Uzbekistan," the Declaration says.
"We are ready to hold the next summit in 2020," Mirziyoyev noted.