2006 News Story

OIC welcomes Iraq's newly elected president and prime minister

Secretary General of the Jeddah-based Organization of the Islamic Conference (OIC) Secretary-General Dr Akmaluddin Ihsan Oglu welcomed the election of a new Iraqi government.  Dr Ihsan Oglu sent congratulatory cables to Jalal Talabani on his election as president; Jawad al-Maliki on his election as prime minister; and to Dr Mahmoud Mashhadani on his election as speaker of parliament.