JEDDAH, 15th December, 2015 (WAM) — The Organisation of Islamic Cooperation, OIC, will hold a media forum this coming Thursday on investment opportunities in Africa, under the title, “African Continent: Image and Investment Opportunities”, taking place in Marrakech, Morocco.

Prominent editors and journalists from Africa as well as diplomats, academics and representatives of international organisations, will participate in the three-day media forum, which is hosted by the Kingdom of Morocco.

The media strategy of the OIC to encourage Islamic investment aimed at meeting the development needs of Member States will be presented. Also on the agenda is the possibility of setting up an OIC media system that would serve as a tool for promoting investment opportunities in Africa at the international level. The role of the media in encouraging trade exchange and investment opportunities in African OIC Member States, and the status of the continent in the Muslim world system, will also be considered.

WAM/AAMIR/Moran