The 37th Meeting of the COMCEC Follow-up Committee was held in a virtual-only format on 8-9 June 2021. The Members of the Follow-up Committee namely Turkey (as the permanent chairman), Saudi Arabia, Palestine, Qatar, Malaysia, Nigeria, Kuwait, Indonesia, Gabon, and Pakistan participated in the Meeting. The representatives of the OIC General Secretariat and relevant OIC organizations also attended the Meeting.

Implementation of the COMCEC Strategy, important projects such as TPS-OIC, as flagship project of the COMCEC, and the OIC Arbitration Center, and cooperation programs and projects in the fields of trade, transportation and communication, tourism, agriculture, poverty alleviation, and financial cooperation were elaborated. Accordingly, a set of recommendations has been formulated to be submitted to the 37th COMCEC Ministerial Session. Furthermore, the Draft Agenda of the 37th COMCEC Ministerial Meeting was prepared during the Meeting.

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TPS-OIC Trade Negotiating Committee (TNC) Meeting was held virtually on June 1st and 2nd with the Participation of eleven member countries. In the meeting the COMCEC Coordination Office (CCO) made a presentation on the historical background of and the recent developments regarding the TPS-OIC. Also Islamic Center for Development of Trade (ICDT), as the co-secretariat of the TNC, made a presentation on the potential economic impacts of TPS-OIC on the concerned Participating States.  TNC has taken important decisions regarding the Roadmap for the Implementation of TPS-OIC with the valuable contribution of participating sates.

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