President Mamnoon attends opening session of 13th Islamic Summit

APP25-14 ISTANBUL: April 14 - President of Pakistan Mamnoon Hussain in a group photo with heads of state and government during 13th OIC Summit. APP

ISTANBUL, Apr 14 (APP): President Mamnoon Hussain Thursday joined leaders of Muslim World at opening session of 13th Islamic Summit of 56-member Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC), being hosted by the Republic of Turkey here from April 14 to 15.

The opening session, attended by around 30 heads of government and state from OIC countries, was addressed by President Recep Tayyip Erdogan of Turkey, Foreign Minister of Egypt Sameh Shoukry and OIC Secretary General Iyad Ameen Madani.

At the start of opening session, the Chairmanship of the 13th Islamic Summit was handed over to Turkey. Egypt was the chair of 12th Islamic Summit.