Resolution no. 32/16-C

The Sixteenth Islamic Conference of Foreign Ministers held in Fez, Kingdom of Morocco, 25-29 Rabi'ul Thani I406 H. (6-10 January I986),

  1. Approves the appointment of the following members of the Governing Board of the Centre: Dr. Afif Bahnassi, General Director of Antiquities and Museums, Syrian Arab Republic
    Raja Fuziah Bte. Raja Tun Uda, Director General, Handicrafts Development Corporation, Malaysia
    Dr. Mahmoud Zouber, Director, Regional Institute of Islamic Studies and Research, Timbuctu, Republic of Mali
    Dr. Abdullah Hassan Masry, Second Deputy Minister for Antiquities and Museum Affairs, Ministry of Education and Director General of Monuments, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
    Dr. Mohamed Ahmed Al-Sharif, President of Islamic Call Society, Socialist People's Libyan Arab Jamahiriya
    Dr. Abdul Rahman Tayeb Al-Ansary, Head of Monuments Division, College of Literature, King Saud University, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
    Dr. Hussa Al-Sabah Al-Salim Al-Sabah, Director, National Museum, Kuwait
    Dr. Javid M. Iqbal, theologian, Chief Justice of Lahore High Court, Pakistan
    Prof. Dr. Ihsan Dogramaci, Chairman of the Council of Higher Education, Ankara, Turkey
  2. Commends the exemplary efforts of the Centre as represented by its continuous achievements and innovative and distinctive work in the fields of research and publication as well as the field of library, documentation, archives and information unit services.
  3. Also commends the efforts made by the Centre to restore the Yaveran Building which has graciously been given to the Centre by the Turkish Government.
  4. Approves the report which includes the plan of action of the Centre for the current year.
  5. Expresses thanks and appreciation to the host country for the material and moral support it has constantly extended to the Centre thus enabling it to optimally perform its tasks.
  6. Calls upon the Member States which have not yet paid their contributions to the budget of the Centre to do so at the earliest convenience, so as to enable it to pursue its activities.
  7. Expresses its thanks to the Islamic personalities and institutions inside and outside the headquarters country and the International Islamic Call Society for having contributed to the implementation of the first phase of restoration of the Yaveran building and appeals to Member States and to Islamic institutions and personalities to make generous donations to the Centre for the implementation of the second phase of this restoration project.
  8. Pays tribute to the fruitful efforts made by the Director General of the Centre and to his constant eagerness to see the Centre achieve its noble objectives for which it was established.