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Yousef Al-Othaimeen

Yousef Al-Othaimeen

Yousef Al-Othaimeen
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A.K.A. يوسف العثيمين
Is Civil servant Politician
From Saudi Arabia
Field Politics
Gender male
Birth Unaizah, Saudi Arabia
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Yousef bin Ahmad Al-Othaimeen (Arabic: يوسف بن أحمد العثيمين‎) is a Saudi Arabian politician who is the secretary-general of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC), since November 2016, when Iyad bin Amin Madani stepped down for health reasons.


Al-Othaimeen has a bachelor's degree in social studies from King Saud University in Riyadh (1977), a master's in political sociology from Ohio University (1982), and a PhD in political sociology from the American University in Washington DC (1986).

The Muslim 500 Mention

He is also featured in 2019 The Muslim 500 Publication as one of the most influential Muslims

Posts Held

Positions Organisation From To
Director General of Cabinet and Chief Adviser Islamic Cooperation (OIC) 2016
Minister of Social Affairs Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
Secretary General King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz Foundation for Housing Development
Director Genera Prince Salman Charity Society for Orphans’ Care
Assistant Deputy Minister Social Welfare at the Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
Assistant Deputy Minister Rehabilitation of the Handicapped at the Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs
Adviser Minister of Labour and Social Affairs, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
Assistant Lecturer King Saud University and Assistant Professor
Minister Social Affairs for the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia 2007 2015



In March, 2018, Al-Othaimeen met with the Pope to discuss the migration crisis and the plight of the Rohingya.

In 25 Feb 2019, he said that the OIC Council of Foreign Ministers considered the actions perpetrated against Azerbaijani civilians in the 1992 Khojaly Massacre as war crimes, crimes against humanity and genocide.

Diplomatic posts
Preceded by
Iyad bin Amin Madani
Secretary General of the OIC
Succeeded by
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