The Minister of Economy and Trade of the Government of National Unity, Mohammed Al-Hawij, has participated in the 39th meeting of the Standing Committee for Economic and Commercial Co-operation of the Organization of the Islamic Cooperation (COMCEC), in Istanbul, headed by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, in the presence of the Ministers of Economy, Trade and Industry, and representatives of member states.

The meeting touched on the developments of the global economic situation, in addition to a number of topics and files of common interest, and strongly condemned the terrorist attack against the Palestinian people.

The attendees exchanged views and experiences on enhancing e-commerce capabilities, and intra-regional trade and investment in the communications, tourism and agriculture sectors, according to the Ministry of Economy and Trade's Facebook page.

They also reviewed the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) 2025 work program and the COMCEC strategy in the field of economic cooperation, to develop a mechanism to enhance financial cooperation and the role of the private sector.