Muslim World League chief praised for global efforts to combat extremism

Guests watched a biographical documentary about Al-Issa and his efforts to combat intellectual extremism. (SPA)
Updated 08 November 2018
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Muslim World League chief praised for global efforts to combat extremism

  • Prince Khaled laid the foundation stone for the building of the Prince Khaled Al Faisal Institute for Moderation

JEDDAH: Makkah Gov. Prince Khaled Al-Faisal has honored Dr. Mohammed bin Abdulkarim Al-Issa, secretary general of the Muslim World League (MWL), who was awarded the second version of the moderation prize 2018, at a ceremony at King Abdulaziz University in Jeddah.
KAU President Abdulrahman Al-Youbi also thanked Al-Issa for his global efforts in highlighting the role of the Kingdom in the area of moderation.
Guests watched a biographical documentary about Al-Issa and his efforts to combat intellectual extremism and promote the values of moderation from religious teachings. AN Jeddah
Prince Khaled also laid the foundation stone for the building of the Prince Khaled Al Faisal Institute for Moderation, which will soon launch its first master’s program in moderation as well as professional diploma programs for specialists.


Saudi crown prince meets families of servicemen killed in line of duty

Updated 14 November 2018
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Saudi crown prince meets families of servicemen killed in line of duty

  • The prince welcomed the guests and passed on the greetings and appreciation of King Salman to all the families of all those killed

RIYADH: Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, the first deputy prime minister and minister of defense, has met the families of members of the armed and security forces killed in the line of duty.
At the start of the reception, at the Royal Court on Nov. 13, the prince welcomed the guests and passed on the greetings and appreciation of King Salman to all the families of all those killed and the ruler’s pride in their sacrifices in defense of their religion and homeland. Prince Mohammed said many other families of fallen officers were not present at the gathering but that efforts would be made to meet them all, and that all families of fallen and wounded servicemen are cherished.
“We have assigned departments concerned with the families of the martyrs of the duty, wherever they are, to fulfill their requirements and to communicate with them, and we are in fact” one united family, the crown prince said.
He added that he was pleased to meet the families, and asked God to welcome those who had died, heal the injured, bless the efforts of the armed forces and security forces, and guide them to victory and success.
The families expressed happiness at meeting the crown prince and asked him to convey their greetings and appreciation to King Salman. Prince Mohammed was joined at the reception by other members of the royal family and officials.