CAIRO — Minister of Islamic Affairs, Appeal and Guidance, Sheikh Dr. Abdullatif Bin Abdulaziz Al Al-Sheikh paid tribute to the 32nd International Conference of the Supreme Council on Islamic Affairs currently being held here under the auspices of Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi and described the session as excellent, especially in these exceptional circumstances.
The minister noted that Saudi Arabia is applying what was said at the conference in terms of homeland maintenance, loyalty and leadership support and not being driven by terrorist and extremist groups trying to seize homelands on ideological grounds destroy level.
He also said that this session is an extension of the previous one as it strives to achieve unity, strengthen loyalty, oppose extremist and terrorist ideologies and emphasize the position of true Islam through persuasion.
dr Al Al-Sheikh met with Swedish Iftaa Council Deputy President Sheikh Hassan Mousa on the sidelines of his recent visit to Egypt to attend the conference.
During the meeting, they discussed several issues of common interest in the Islamic field and issues that can serve Islamic action in accordance with the facilitation approach and combating hate speech.
Sheikh Hassan commended the efforts of Saudi Arabia’s wise leadership to serve Islam and Muslims and spread moderation.
dr Al Al-Sheikh also met with the Grand Mufti of North Macedonia Sheikh Shaker Fattaho. They discussed several topics of common interest and issues dealing with Islamic action and cooperation for the benefit of Muslims in North Macedonia.
The minister also met with the President of the Federation of Islamic Organizations in Europe, Sheikh Muhajiri Zayyan, where they exchanged cordial conversations and discussed several issues conducive to Islamic action, in addition to reviewing the Federation’s activities in the Islamic sphere.
Before that, Dr. Al Al-Sheikh on the sidelines of his official visit to the Egypt Conference with the President of Chad’s Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs, Dr. Mahamat Khatir Issa, met.
During the meeting, they exchanged talks of common interest and bilateral cooperation between the Ministry and the Council to serve Islamic work in its various fields, especially those related to the spread of moderation.
dr For his part, Khatir commended Saudi Arabia’s efforts to serve Islam, Muslims, pilgrims and umrah performers, and praised the measures the kingdom has taken to protect pilgrims and umrah performers during the coronavirus pandemic. — SPA