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World Federation of Arab-Islamic International Schools (WFAIIS)
The Federation’s constituent Conference was held in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, on 26th Rabi Al-Awwal 1396AH (March 26, 1976). The project was approved by the 7th Islamic Conference of Foreign Ministers held in Istanbul, Turkey, in May 1976, Resolution No. 7/18-AF. The Federation represents the Arab-Islamic Schools all over the world and seeks to support and assist them. The Federation also works for the dissemination of Islamic culture and the teaching of Arabic, the language of the Holy Quran, by extending support to the schools and cultural centers, and by training personnel and developing cooperation among the institutions endeavoring to spread Arabic language and Islamic culture all over the world as well as by creating sponsoring supervisory Arab-Islamic Schools.
Organization of the Islamic Ship Owners Association (OISA)
The Third Islamic Summit Conference held in Makkah Al-Mukarramah/Taif (Kingdom of Saudi Arabia) (Resolution 4/3 IS) decided to set up the Association and approved its Statute. It is an affiliated institution of the OIC with following objectives:To coordinate and unify the efforts of the members in realizing cooperation among the maritime companies, in Member States, to maximize profit. To encourage members to set up joint maritime companies and shipping lines between Member States; To establish contact between the Islamic world and other countries within an integrated maritime network; To develop periodical and regular freight and passenger voyages between Islamic and other countries;To assist in drawing up a unified policy for the Islamic maritime transporters; To conduct studies and research in the various disciplines of maritime transport.
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