OIC elects former Saudi Information Minister as new secretary general

Al Arabiya News 8 February 2013

Iyad Madani, the former Saudi minister of Culture and Information, has been elected as the new secretary general of the Organization of Islamic Conference on Thursday. Three potential contenders for the post withdrew in favor of Madani, who will now replace Turkey’s Ekmeleddin Ihsanoglu, whose term expires in 2014. (continue reading...)