Declarations from 19 countries were presented at the Islamic Union Congress this year, Afghanistan (5), USA, Bangladesh, Bosnia and Herzegovina (2), Burkina Faso, Chad, East Turkestan, Morocco, Kashmir, TRNC, Libya, Malaysia (3), Egypt (2), Niger, Pakistan (5), Singapore, Thailand, Turkey (11), Jordan (1).
The 5th International ASSAM Islamic Union Congress, which started under the moderation of our ASSAM Vice President Ersan Ergür, started with the Qur’an Recitation by Ferruh Muştuer, the Imam of Hagia Sophia Mosque, in order to emphasize the opening of Istanbul and the Hagia Sophia Mosque, which is very important for the Islamic World. In the congress organized by Kütahya Dumlupınar University, UNIW, ASDER and ASSAM, after the opening speech of ASSAM President of the Board, Retd. General Adnan Tanrıverdi, President of Pakistan National Defense Commission Retd. General Senator Syed Mushahid Hussain pointed out that the alliance of Turkey, Pakistan and Azerbaijan in the Nagorno-Karabakh issue could form the basis of the Islamic Union. The Secretary General of the International Union of Muslim Scholars Prof. Dr. Ali al-Qaradaghi and the Rector of Yemen Iman University Prof. Dr. Abdulmecid Zindani made a greeting speech and touched upon the Principles of Foreign Policy.
ASSAM President of Board of Directors Retired General Adnan Tanrıverdi said
that as a result of the studies, a model would be put forward with a declaration. It is to determine the PROCEDURES AND PRINCIPLES OF THE CONFEDERATION'S FOREIGN POLICY by analyzing the relations of the CONFEDERATION with its Neighbors and Global Powers, its rights and interests in the Neighboring Geographies, Inland Seas and Oceans, the Diplomatic network it will form among the States around the world, the Foreign Representation System in the Center, Federal Regions and National States.
Our congress recordings are available on YouTube and the links are below:
18 December, Saturday:
Broadcast in Arabic: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LPHOwed4KAU&t=73s
Broadcast in English: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SOPP-wdtHBo
Broadcast in Turkish: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LPHOwed4KAU
19 December, Sunday:
Broadcast in Arabic: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5Os8csJTk2c
Broadcast in English: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pr4dIg4Pa-0
Broadcast in Turkish: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YVOFPOsx5Vk
The main subjects of the “International ASSAM Islamic Union Congresses” series, which is envisaged to be held every year starting from 2017:
- Determination of the Legislation on Management Figures and Organs for the Islamic Union (2017),
- Determination of Principles and Procedures of Economic Cooperation for the Islamic Union (2018),
- Determination of Principles and Procedures of Defense Industry Cooperation for the Islamic Union (2019),
- Determination of Principles and Procedures of Common Defense System for the Islamic Union (2020),
- Determination of Principles and Procedures of Joint Foreign Policy for the Islamic Union (2021),
- Determination of Principles and Procedures of Joint Justice System for the Islamic Union (2022),
- Determination of Principles and Procedures of Common Assistance and Security for the Islamic Union (2023)
It will be ensured that the institutions required for the gathering of Islamic countries under one will and the legislation of these institutions will be revealed as a MODEL. In this respect, the next year's congress topic is planned as “Determination of Principles and Procedures of Joint Justice System for the Islamic Union” (2022).
ASSAM congresses will be completed by 2023, and as a result of these congresses, an exemplary solution proposal will be presented to the political will and decision makers on the way to the Islamic Union.