Prof. Dr. Mahmud Erol KILIÇ

Director General of IRCICA
09:00 - 10:30

27 October

Opening Ceremony

Recitation from the Holy Quran

Opening by Master of the Ceremony

Opening Remarks by:

  • H.E. Mikayil Jabbarov, Minister of Economy, Azerbaijan
  • H.E. Çetin Ali Dönmez, Deputy Minister of Industry and Technology of the Republic of Turkey
  • H.E. Anar Karimov, Minister for Culture, Azerbaijan (TBC)
  • H.E. Farid Gayibov, Minister of Youth and Sports, Azerbaijan
  • H.E. Necmettin Bilal Erdoğan, President, World Ethnosport Confederation
  • H.E. Göksel Aşan, President of Finance at the Presidency of the Republic of Turkey
  • H.E. Ahmet Burak Dağlıoğlu, President, Investment Office of the Presidency of Turkey
  • H.E. Naghi Jabbarov, Director General, Department of Economic Affairs, (on behalf of the OIC General Secretariat)(TBC)
  • H.E. Mahmut Erol Kılıç, Director General, Research Centre for Islamic History, Art and Culture (IRCICA)
  • H.E. Mammad Musayev, President, National Confederation of Entrepreneurs Organizations, Azerbaijan
  • H.E. Orkhan Mammadov, Chairman, Small and Medium Business Development Agency of the Republic of Azerbaijan (SMBDA)
  • H.E. Taha Ayhan, President, Islamic Cooperation Youth Forum (ICYF)

Keynote Speech

H.E. Tun Dr. Mahathir Mohamad, 4th and 7th Prime Minister of Malaysia (pre-recorded video speech)

09:00 - 10:15

28 October

4th Panel: MAIN SOCIAL AND ECONOMIC CHALLENGES OF THE REGION: PROSPECTIVE FROM NIZAMI GANJAVI (in partnership with Nizami Ganjavi International Center) (in hybrid format)

Moderator: Mr. Rafi Gurbanov, Deputy CEO of Nizami Ganjavi International Center

  • Mr. Elnur Aliyev, First Deputy Minister for Culture, Azerbaijan
  • Prof. Naseem Ahmad Shah, Dean, Faculty of Social Sciences (2014-17) & Former Head, Department of Islamic Studies, University of Kashmir, Srinagar, India
  • Prof. Ghulam Nabi Khaki, Director of Area Studies at the Centre of Central Asian Studies, Chairman of the Center for Sheikh ul Alam Studies, University of Kashmir. İndia
  • Dr. Evangelos Venetis, An expert on Islam, the Middle East and the Caucasus. Greece (Virtual)
  • H.E. Prof. Dr. Mahmut Erol Kılıç, Director General of the Research Centre for Islamic History, Art and Culture (IRCICA)
  • Q&A by Moderator