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Organisation of the Islamic Conference (OIC)



Organisation of the Islamic Conference (OIC)

Formed on:                 25 September 1969
Official Languages:    Arabic, English and French.

Secretary Generals
Tunku Abdul Rahman (Malaysia): (1971-1973)
Hassan Al-Touhami (Egypt): (1974-1975)
Dr. Amadou Karim Gaye (Senegal): (1975-1979)
Habib Chatty (Tunisia): (1979-1984)
Syed Sharifuddin Pirzada (Pakistan): (1985-1988)
Dr. Hamid Algabid (Niger): (1989-1996)
Dr. Azeddine Laraki (Morocco): (1997-2000)
Dr. Abdelouahed Belkeziz (Morocco): (2001-2004)
Prof.Dr. Ekmeleddin İhsanoğlu (Turkey): (2005 to present)

Members:       57
Afghanistan, Islamic Republic of --------------1969 Suspended 1980 - March 1989
Algeria, People's Democratic Republic of ---1969
Chad, Republic of ----------------------------------1969
Egypt, Arab Republic of ---------------------1969 Suspended May 1979 - March 1984
Guinea, Republic of ---------------------------1969
Indonesia, Republic of -------------------------1969
Iran, Islamic Republic of -----------------------1969
Jordan, Hashemite Kingdom of -----------------1969
Kuwait, State of -------------------------------1969
Lebanon, Republic of --------------------------1969
Libya, Socialist People's Libyan Arab Jamahiriya -----1969
Malaysia ----------------------------------------1969
Mali, Republic of -----------------------------1969
Mauritania, Islamic Republic of ----------------1969
Morocco, Kingdom of ------------------------1969
Niger, Republic of -----------------------------1969
Pakistan, Islamic Republic of ------------------1969
Palestine, represented by the Palestine Liberation Organization -----1969
Saudi Arabia, Kingdom of ---------------------1969
Senegal, Republic of ---------------------------1969
Sudan, Republic of the -------------------------1969
Somalia ----------------------------------------1969
Tunisia, Republic of -----------------------------1969
Turkey, Republic of ------------------------------1969
Yemen Arab Republic -----------------------1969 From 1990 as Republic of Yemen united with People's Democratic Republic of Yemen
Bahrain, State of ------------------1970 From 2003 as Kingdom of Bahrain
Oman, Sultanate of -----------------------------1970
Qatar, State of ----------------------------------1970
Syrian Arab Republic 1--------------------------970
United Arab Emirates, State of -----------------1970
Sierra Leone, Republic of -----------------------1972
Bangladesh, People's Republic of ---------------1974
Gabon, Republic of -----------------------------1974
Gambia, Republic of the ------------------------1974
Guinea-Bissau, Republic of ---------------------1974
Uganda, Republic of ----------------------------1974
Burkina Faso -----------------------------------1975
Cameroon, Republic of -------------------------1975
Comoros, Federal Islamic Republic of the ------1976
Iraq, Republic of -------------------------------1976
Maldives, Republic of --------------------------1976
Djibouti, Republic of ---------------------------1978
Benin, Republic of -----------------------------1982
Brunei Darussalam, Sultanate of ---------------1984
Nigeria, Federal Republic of -------------------1986
Azerbaijan, Republic of ------------------------1991
Albania, Republic of--------------------------- 1992
Kyrgyzstan, Republic of ------------------------1992
Tajikistan, Republic of --------------------------1992
Turkmenistan, Republic of ----------------------1992
Mozambique, Republic of ----------------------1994
Kazakhstan, Republic of ------------------------1995
Uzbekistan, Republic of -------------------------1995
Suriname, Republic of 1--------------------------996
Togo, Republic of -------------------------------1997
Guyana, Republic of -----------------------------1998
Côte d'Ivoire, Republic of---------------------- 2001

Suspended or Withdrawn
Zanzibar ---------Jan 1993 Withdrew August 1993


Observer States
Bosnia and Herzegovina
Central African Republic
Northern Cyprus, Turkish Republic of (as Turkish Cypriot State) 1979 Official 2004
Thailand, Kingdom of
Russian Federation

Annual summit 14th (2008)
Senegal , Dakar (11th March 13 - March 14, 2008 )

Next Summit

Headquarters
Jeddha, Suadiarabia