The 11th session of the ministers of tourism of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) started in Baku.

The event was opened by the head of the 10th session, Minister of Tourism of Bangladesh Mahbub Ali.

After a short speech, he announced that the chairmanship of the session passed to Fuad Nagiyev, Chairman of the State Tourism Agency of Azerbaijan. The Azerbaijani official read out the address of President Ilham Aliyev to the participants of the session.