Dr Mahathir receiving Saudi Arabia's Deputy Prime Minister, Crown Prince Abdullah Abdul Aziz, at the KL International Airport

President Pervez Musharaf of Pakistan looking at some products at OIC Expo in Putrajaya.

Putrajaya, host to the OIC summit, by night.

Dr Mahathir gets a taste of the Mecca-Cola. The founder of Mecca Cola Tawfik Mathlouth is on the left

Mecca Cola founder Tawfik Mathlouth is all set to bring a new taste to the world

Hassan Abdullah - State Commissioner of Scouts Kerala and Middle East presenting Datuk Seri Dr Mahathir Mohamad a momento after the OIC business forum in Marriot Putrajaya on Oct 15, 2003.

Yayasan Restu special projects director Zainuddin Ab Rahman (left) showing the King a specially printed Holy Quran during the later's visit to the OIC Expo 2003

Information Minister Tan Sri Khalil Yaakob with Palestinian author Dr Abdul Rahim posing with his book entitled “Dr Mahathir Mohamad from an Arab and Islamic perspective”.

TRADE TALK: Delegates listening to OIC Secretary-General Dr Abdelouahed Belkeziz's speech at the Business Forum at the IOI Marriot Hotel in Putrajaya on Wednesday.

ARAB CONTINGENT: West Asian delegates of the summit arriving at the OIC Expo 2003 site on Wednesday. In the background is the Putrajaya Convention Centre

KEEN INTEREST: Visitors and exhibitors making their way to the venue of the expo which attracted more than 600 companies from 30 member nations and four non-member countries.

CURIOUS: Pakistani delegate Mohammad Azam Solatch (left) taking a closer look at a machine-gun on display at the expo held in conjunction with the summit.

STUDY TOUR: School students reading messages and notices on the welcoming board at the expo

CROWD-PULLER: Visitors and students checking out the MI 171 helicopter on display at the exhibition

SOLIDARITY: Datuk Seri Syed Hamid Albar (right) hugging OIC secretary-general Dr Abdelouahed Belkaziz after a brainstorming session for the ministers' preparatory meeting in Putrajaya on Wednesday

Qatar's Emir Hamad Khalifa Al Thani (front left) and Afghanistan's President Hamid Karzai (right) taking a lunch break after the opening of the 10th session of the Islamic Summit Conference. Centre back row is OIC's secretary general Abdul Ouahid Beleziz

OIC 's secretary general Dr. Abdel Ouahed Belkheziz waving to photographers upon his arrival for the opening of the 10th session of the OIC as Prime Minister Dr Mahathir and Dr Siti Hasmah looks on.

SPECIAL GUESTS: Putin and Arroyo applauding at the opening ceremony of the OIC Summit in Putrajaya Thursday

SPECIAL WELCOME: The crowd lining up at both sides of the main boulevard from the Palace of Justice to the Seri Gemilang bridge to welcome the OIC leaders.

ROYAL PRESENCE: Jordan's King Abdullah (left) on his way to the opening of the OIC Summit in Putrajaya Thurs

CHITCHAT: Syrian President Bashar Al Assad (left) exchanging pleasantries with the representative of the Sultanate of Oman, Sayyid Assad bin Tareq Taimun Al-Said before the summit proper. - Bernamapic

KEY FIGURE: Iranian president Mohammad Khatami entering the Putrajaya Convention Centre with his entourage

EXCLUSIVE: Gabonese First Lady Edith Lucie Bongo arriving at Seri Perdana for a luncheon hosted by Datin Seri Dr Siti Hasmah Ali

OVER TO YOU: The Emir of Qatar Sheikh Hamad Khalifa Al-Thani presenting Dr Mahathir with the agenda of the Summit to mark the transfer of chairmanship of the OIC to Malaysia at Putrajaya Thursday. Malaysia will helm the organisation for three years.

SHOWING INTEREST: Abdullah takes time off to visit Cartrade outlet at the OIC Expo 2003 site in Putrajaya Thursday

FUTURISTIC LOOK: Telekom's booth at the OIC expo at Putrajaya Convention Centre Thursday. Telekom contributed RM3.1mil to ensure the best telecommunications facilities for the OIC summit.

COMMON BOND:Heads of states and governments from the 57 OIC-member countries posing for a group photo session before attending the summit at the Plenary Hall in the Putrajaya Convention Centre yesterday

HONOURED:Dr Mahathir being congratulated by Senegal President H.E.Abdoulaye Wade (right)on being presented with a Certificate of Merit from OIC leaders by OIC secretary-general H.E.Abdeluoahed Belkeziz (left)at the close of the OIC Summit yesterday.Looking on are Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Abdullah Ahamd Badawi (back,left) and Datuk Seri Syed Hamid Albar.

Iranian president Mohamad Khatami (third from left) with other leaders of OIC after Friday prayers at Putra Mosque