H.E. Dr. Salim M. AlMalik, Director General of ICESCO (Islamic World Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization) received the "Mediterranean Award Institutions 2024". 
The ceremony took place in Naples at the headquarters of the United States of the World in the presence of political, institutional, religious and military authorities from various countries and, in particular, from ICESCO's 54 member countries.
Secretary-General Michele Capasso emphasised Dr. AlMalik's profound humanity and significant contribution to the development of ICESCO.
The Award was presented by Prof. Michele Capasso and Prof. Abdelhak Azzouzi, US Ambassador to the World, who drew a portrait of the awardee.
Present at the ceremony were Dr. AlMalik's wife, Dr. Yushra Aljaiziri, with her daughter Lana AlMalik and Prof. Luigi Nicolais, former Minister and President of the CNR.