Dr Yousef Ahmad Al-Othaimeen has been the Secretary-General of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) since 2016. Prior to that, Al-Othaimeen was the Minister of Social Affairs for the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, from 2007 to 2015. He holds degrees from Ohio University (1982), and the American University in Washington DC (PhD in 1986). In March 2018, Al-Othaimeen met with the Pope to discuss the migration crisis and the plight of the Rohingya.
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