For the first time, the officials of fifteen leading countries in science and technology met on December 3rd. This meeting was held by the Organization of Islamic Cooperation in the capital of Pakistan.
In this two-day meeting, nine countries participated in person, and six others participated online.
Mr. Peyman Salehi, Deputy Researcher of the Ministry of Science, Research and Technology, who represented Iran in this meeting, mentioned the strengthening of science and technology diplomacy as the priority of the Iranian government.
In this meeting, the creation of a mechanism for exchanging experiences and strengthening scientific and technological cooperation among the members of the Islamic Cooperation Organization was discussed.
The second meeting of the fifteen leading Islamic countries is scheduled next year at the ministerial level, hosted by Kazakhstan.