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Ambassador Berik Aryn is Elected as New IOFS Director General

Doha, April 22, 2024, The Europe Today: The Islamic Organization for Food Security (IOFS) is pleased to announce the election of His Excellency Ambassador Berik Aryn as its new Director General. This decision was unanimously adopted by Ministers of Agriculture and representatives from IOFS Member States at the First Extraordinary General Assembly, chaired by His Excellency Dr. Abdullah bin Hamad bin Abdullah Al Attiya, Minister of Municipality of the State of Qatar, with the participation of esteemed Ministers of Agriculture from countries including Kazakhstan and Saudi Arabia and IOFS Member states. The election followed the procedures outlined in Articles 10 (2e) and 15 (2) of the IOFS Statute, ensuring a transparent and equitable process.

Ambassador Aryn brings a wealth of leadership experience to the role, with a distinguished career in international diplomacy and public administration. His previous roles as Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Ambassador of the Republic of Kazakhstan to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, and as Permanent Representative of Kazakhstan to the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC), showcase his strong capabilities and readiness for this position.

The election of Ambassador Aryn marks the beginning of a new chapter for the organization, centered on strengthening cooperation and advancing the IOFS’s mission to promote food security among its member states.