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Arafat off to Turkey to attend OIC conference of information ministers


By BSS
Published : 23 Feb 2024 09:05 PM

State Minister for Information and Broadcasting Mohammad Ali Arafat today left here for Turkey to attend the conference of information ministers of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) member states.

He left Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport for Istanbul, Turkey by a flight of Turkish Airlines this morning, said an official release.

During his visit, the state minister will attend a special session of the Islamic Conference of Information Ministers of the OIC member states tomorrow.

The theme of the session is "Israeli government's disinformation and hostility against journalists during the Israeli occupation of Palestine".

Mohammad Ali Arafat will also meet the information ministers of Qatar and Turkey on the same day.

Besides, he will visit the Turkish Radio and Television offices on Sunday (February 25).

The state minister is scheduled to return home on Wednesday (February 28) after wrapping up his Turkey visit.