Mr. Sherif Wassef has attended the general assembly meeting of the Federation of Consultants from Islamic Countries (FCIC) in Khartoum, Sudan from March 31st to April 3rd, 2012, under the patronage of the Islamic Development Bank (IDB). Mr. Wassef was among the panel selected to chair the GAM elections.
In this meeting a new President, Mr. Levent Gelgin from Turkey and a new executive board was elected. Issues related to consulting activity for developing nations were discussed. FCIC is providing assistance in developing and improving the consulting profession in Islamic countries by enhancing the standard of consulting services provided in the various fields, strengthening the bond between consultants and implementing mechanisms for communication and experience transfer between them. They also aim to provide information and necessary data about consultants and development projects available in the Islamic World and their funding resources, setting rules for preserving the code of ethics and the standard of the profession, and arranging with international, regional, and local organizations, workshops and seminars dealing with problems of common interest in the Islamic nations.