Abdulaziz Othman Altwaijri

Director General of ISESCO

Dr. Altwaijri served in King Saud University as lecturer and researcher, before joining ISESCO in 1985 as Deputy Director General for 6 years and then he was elected as Director General, which is the post he is occupying for present. Dr. Altwaijri is a member of several academic and scientific boards and councils and he is also the Secretary General of the Federation of Universities of the Islamic World, which includes about 300 universities all over the Islamic World. He remarkably contributed to the promotion of Education, Sciences and Culture in the Islamic World and is considered one of the most prominent advocates of Dialogue among Cultures and Alliance of Civilizations. He published many books, studies and articles and gave lectures in a number of prestigious universities and research centers. He also received many decorations from Kings, Princes and Heads of States of the majority of ISESCO Member States and was awarded Honorary Doctorates from many international universities. Dr. Altwaijri graduated from Oregon University in the early eighties with a PhD in Education.


Opening Session Begin: Wednesday, 27.02.2013 11:30 am