Friday, July 12, 2024

Mozambique participates in the 39th Ministerial Session of the OIC Standing Committee on Economic and Trade Cooperation in Istanbul, Turkey

A delegation representing Mozambique, led by the Deputy Minister of Transport and Communications, Amilton Alissone, is currently in Istanbul, Turkey, taking part in the 39th Ministerial Session of the Standing Committee for Economic and Commercial Cooperation (COMCEC) of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC). The event, which began on 2 December and will run until 5 December, focuses on a number of crucial issues for strengthening economic relations between OIC member countries.
The event’s agenda includes topics such as the COMCEC Strategy, the OIC Action Plan 2016-2025, the promotion of Intra-OIC Trade, Financial Co-operation, and discussions on improving the e-commerce capabilities of OIC member countries, as well as Digital Transformation.
During the opening, the President of Turkey, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, expressed optimism about the deliberations that will emerge, aimed at contributing to the economic growth of the OIC countries in the field of economic cooperation.

As part of the Ministerial Debate on “How to Improve the E-commerce Capacities of OIC Member Countries”, Mozambique shared its vision, achievements and challenges in the e-commerce ecosystem, as well as discussing digital transformation in general. The country highlighted investment opportunities in the agriculture, tourism, transport and communications sectors, encouraging OIC businesspeople to explore these possibilities.
The Deputy Minister of Transport and Communications also took part in the Ministerial Breakfast, which centred on strengthening trade between OIC member countries.
The ministerial-level COMCEC was established in 1981 during the 3rd Summit of OIC Heads of State and Government. With a mandate to monitor OIC resolutions in the areas of economics and trade, it is chaired by the President of Turkey, which also houses the COMCEC Secretariat. Mozambique joined the OIC in 1994, reinforcing its commitment to international co-operation and economic development.

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