RABAT, May 6 (Xinhua) -- The Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) expressed Sunday its support for Morocco's bid to host the 2026 FIFA world cup, the Moroccan official MAP news agency reported.
The decision to back the Moroccan bid was unanimously approved at the 45th Session of the Council of Foreign Ministers of the OIC in Dhaka, the report said.
The 29th Arab Summit, held in the Saudi city of Dhahran last month, also affirmed its support for Morocco's bid to host the 2026 World Cup and called on all Arab states to provide full and unwavering support to this bid.
Morocco is competing with a joint bid from the United States, Mexico and Canada.
This is Morocco's fifth bid to host the World Cup, after their losses for the 1994, 1998, 60 6 and 2010 editions of the event.