Nakiwala also paid a courtesy call on the minister for the youth and sports of Turkey Hon. Osman Askin Bak. The two discussed various issues, including labour export from Uganda and youth exchange programmes between the two countries.
PIC: Hon-Nakiwala officially opens the summit with cutting of the ribbon. (Courtesy photo)
TURKEY - Minister of State for Youth and Children affairs Hon. Florence Nakiwala Kiyingi has said education and spiritual morals contribute to the development of our youth, shaping them into useful members in our communities and responsible citizens.
Nakiwala made the remarks during the 8th World Islamic Forum, which was held from March 1-3 in Istanbul, Turkey.
Nakiwala meeting Turkey minister of youth and sports. (courtesy photo)
The World Islamic Forum (WIF) is a global organisation that contributes to the deepening of the common agenda and socio-economic integration by bringing together representatives of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) member states and thinkers in the World of Islam, who live all over the world, in the framework of multi-dimensional themes.
With the co-operation of OIC, these summits are organised each year under different themes. The first one was in 2010 held in Istanbul with successive summits held in Islamabad, Khartoum, Malaysia, Cairo, Baghdad.
The next youth summit will be held in Baku, Republic of Azerbaijan on April 17-19, 2018.
Nakiwala C with Ambassador Mubiru R and Turkish minister of youth and sports. (Courtesy photo)
Nakiwala was the guest of honour at the summit.
On the sidelines of the summit, Nakiwala also paid a courtesy call on the minister for the youth and sports of Turkey Hon. Osman Askin Bak. The two discussed various issues, including labour export from Uganda and youth exchange programmes between the two countries.
Accompanying the minister was Ambassodor Stephen Mubiru, head of mission, Uganda Embassy Ankara and Nasikye Tolofaina, the second secretary at the embassy.