KUALA LUMPUR: The Minister of Youth and Sports, Datuk Seri Ahmad Faizal Datuk Azumu is attending the 5th Session of the Islamic Conference of Youth and Sports Ministers (ICYSM) in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia to contribute ideas towards the development of youth and sports especially for members of Organisation Islamic Conference (OIC).
The Ministry in a statement said, the ICYSM among others will discuss the ways to increase the youth’s capacity and the development of sports for member countries of OIC.
The statement added, it will also discussed the challenges faced by OIC member countries in youth and sports sectors after the COVID-19 pandemic and its effects and the proposals and contributions in implementing strategic growth of OIC youths and action plans for sports development.
“From the theme of the conference “The Development of Youth and Sports for Ummah Based on Unity,” Malaysia’s involvement will give the delegation the opportunity to develop the Strategic Action Plan Ref: KBS.100-2/2/10 JLD 2(58).
“The ICYSM is also a platform to strengthen bilateral relationship between Malaysia and every member country of OIC.
“The involvement of the Minister of Youth and Sports in ICYSM has shown the active participation of Malaysia as a founding member of OIC. This conference is also the follow up of the participation of Malaysian contingent in Islamic Games Konya, Turkiye that was held from 9th until 18th Aug.2022,” the statement said. –Malaysia World News