JEDDAH: The Secretary-General of the Muslim World League (MWL), Mohammed bin Abdul Karim Al-Issa, and the Grand Mufti of Chechnya Sheikh Salah Majayev signed a memorandum of cooperation at MWL headquarters in Makkah.
The agreement included mutual cooperation in spreading moderation, combating extremism and Islamophobia, and expressing the position of Islam on extremist movements and deviant trends.
Both sides agreed to organize meetings between Muslim academics, thinkers and researchers and followers of other cultures and civilizations for dialogue and cooperation to improve the image of Islam and to highlight its universal human values, to support moderation, tolerance, justice, understanding and peace among peoples.
The agreement also dealt with cooperation between the two sides in the exchange of information, expertise and publications and the preparation of studies, research seminars and dialogue programs on the areas of joint action.
The cooperation agreement included a number of items that enhance the provision of scholarships for students, the service of the Holy Qur’an and the tradition of the Prophet, peace be upon him, as well as paying attention to the Arabic language among non-Arab Muslims (Muslim minorities).