The ICYF-ERC Director General Mr. Elmaddin Mehdiyev met with H.E. Mr. Serzhan Abdykarimov, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Kazakhstan to the Republic of Azerbaijan, on 16 March 2021.
During the meeting held in the Embassy of Kazakhstan in Baku, the parties exchanged views on a wide-range of issues pertaining youth development and discussed the existing opportunities and future prospects towards betterment of cooperation for the benefit of youth of brotherly Kazakhstan and region at large.
Mr. Elmaddin Mehdiyev briefed H.E. Ambassador Serzhan Abdykarimov on the activities of ICYF, in particular its Eurasian Regional Center aimed at providing the necessary opportunities for the development of youth and capacity building as well as enhancing cooperation and solidarity among the youth of the OIC Member States. He also referred to the perfect relations and successful cooperation with “Jas Otan” Youth Organization, the member institution to ICYF from Kazakhstan. In his turn, Ambassador Abdykarimov provided information on the concrete steps taken by the Government and relevant authorities of Kazakhstan to support and incent the sustainable development of youth on national level. Underlying the representation of youth of Kazakhstan in the international Board of ICYF-ERC through “Jas Otan” Youth Organization, he expressed full support to the activities of the Center and readiness for further joint activities and endeavours.
The parties agreed to enhance the joint work and cooperation to enlarge the participation of youth of Kazakhstan in the activities of ICYF and its Eurasian Regional Center and to implement joint projects and programmes serving the best interest of youth both, on national and international levels.