Muslim World League chief gets top honor in Malaysia

Saudi Arabia’s Mohammed bin Abdul Karim Al-Issa, secretary-general of the Muslim World League, left, receives Malaysia’s highest royal medal of honor as an appreciation for his efforts in promoting moderation.
Updated 21 April 2017
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Muslim World League chief gets top honor in Malaysia

JEDDAH: The secretary-general of the Makkah-based Muslim World League has been awarded Malaysia’s highest royal medal of honor as an appreciation for his efforts in promoting moderation.
Saudi Arabia’s Mohammed bin Abdul Karim Al-Issa, secretary-general of the Muslim World League, was presented with the medal as a reflection of Malaysia’s appreciation for his work to promote harmony.
Al-Issa thanked the sultan of Malaysia for this appreciation and said he was honored to receive the invitation to visit Malaysia.
During his visit, Al-Issa met the former Prime Minister Abdullah Badawi, Jamil Khir Baharom, minister of religious affairs; and Idris Jusoh, minister of higher education.
The medal, which gives its holder an exceptional appreciation and full immunity within Malaysia’s territory for life, was granted to Al-Issa to show the Malaysian appreciation for him in person and the scholars of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia in general for applying the values of moderation, harmony and coexistence.
Al-Issa also held a meeting with the Malaysian Senate President Senator SE Feng Swan, who thanked the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques for establishing the King Salman Center for World Peace, which helped join Saudi Arabia and Malaysia in promoting peace.
Al-Issa, who is considered by the Malaysians as one of the most important scholars of the Islamic nation, was invited to give a speech on moderation at the Institute of Mediation of the Malaysian Council of Ministers to promote the tolerance among all sects of the society. The University of Science also hosted Al-Issa to give the opening speech on Islamic values of coexistence.


King cites center's role in enhancing national cohesion and promoting culture of dialogue

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King cites center's role in enhancing national cohesion and promoting culture of dialogue

  • The Riyadh-based King Abdul Aziz Center for National Dialogue was founded in 2003
  • It regularly organizes forums at the national level in different parts of the Kingdom

RIYADH: King Salman on Monday met Dr. Abdulaziz bin Mohammad Al-Sabeel, chairman of Board of Trustees of the King Abdul Aziz Center for National Dialogue, and other members of the board at Al-Yamamah Palace. 

The king laid emphasis on the importance of the center’s role in serving the society, enhancing national cohesion and in promoting the culture of dialogue. 

The Riyadh-based center was founded in 2003 with the aim of strengthening national unity. 

One of the main objectives of the center is to formulate a correct Islamic discourse based on moderation and moderation.

It is a national organization that aims to spread the culture of dialogue and establish it as a norm for general conduct on the levels of the individual citizen. 

The center also undertakes the study and discussion of issues of national importance, which effect the lives of Saudi citizens.

It regularly organizes forums at the national level in different parts of the Kingdom. The topics covered at these meetings range from unity to youth’s expectations.