Kuwait's Adel Al-Saqer was elected as the Director General of the Arab Industrial Development and Mining Organization (AIDMO) during the 23rd General Assembly of Arab Industry Ministers held here from June ninth till 11th. Al-Saqer will begin his tenure next November for a period of four years.
Speaking to KUNA, Al-Saqer thanked all those who supported him during the election, affirming that he would handle the position he was given with utmost care and he would also work on boosting the activities of AIDMO.
Head of Kuwait's delegation to the meeting and Director General of the Public Authority for Industry (PAI) Mohammad Al-Ajmi said that it was an honor to elect a Kuwaiti for the position as head of AIDMO, stressing that Al-Saqer will do his best to run the organization.
AIDMO is an Arab Organization specialized in the fields of industry, mining and standardization, operating under the Arab League and working within a strategy developed through a joint Arab economic action approved by the Arab Summit Conferences.
It was established as (Industrial Development Centre For Arab States IDCAS) in May 1968, in Cairo; then it became known as an "Arab Industrial Development Organization" in September 1980.
In August 1992, the Headquarters of Arab Industrial Development and Mining Organization moved in permanently to Rabat, Morocco, after having been in Baghdad, Iraq.