The 3rd Preparatory Meeting of the 4th Session of the Islamic Conference of Youth and Sports Ministers (ICYSM) was held in Baku, Azerbaijan on 9 March 2018 and attended by Mr. Farhad HAJIYEV Deputy Minister of Youth and Sports of Azerbaijan, Mr. Namik NOVRUZOV Representative of the Ministry of Youth and Sports of Azerbaijan, Mr. Mohammed S. AL-GARNAS Secretary General of ISSF, Mr. Ashraf S. DAHROUG the Head of ISSF Technical Affairs.
The Meeting was also attended by H.E. Amb. Elshad ISKANDAROV President of ICYF-DC Mr. Elmaddin MEHDIYEV, Director General of Cabinet of ICYF-DC as well as Mr. Abdulbasit MUKHTAR and Mr. Mansour Sy DIOP representatives of the OIC General Secretariat.
During the Meeting, the final date of holding the 4th Conference was determined to be on 18-19 April 2018 and shall be preceded by the a Senior Officials Meeting on 17 March 2018.
The draft agenda of the Conference was approved and the projects to be proposed to the Conference will be finalized (in three languages) maximum by 15 March 2018.
Coordination was also made to extend further invitation by the OIC General Secretariat to the Ministers of Youth and Sports with the possibility of supporting some of the Islamic Countries to attend the Conference.
However, after closing the Preparatory Meeting, another meeting was held with H.E. Mr. Azad RAHIMOV, the Minister of Youth and Sports of Azerbaijan, who expressed their full readiness and commitment of the Government of Azerbaijan to ensure the success of the Conference.