His Excellency Iyad Ameen Madani took office as the 10th Secretary-General of the Organization of the Islamic Cooperation (OIC) on 1 January 2014. He held various jobs ranging from management to editor-in-chief of the Saudi Gazette, before being appointed as Hajj Minister and, six years later, as Minister of Culture and Information. He has written many articles in both English and Arabic, and has received a number of decorations.
Birth: 21 March 1946 (Age: 71)
Source of Influence: Administration of Religious Affairs
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