Muslim World League launches global forum for moderate Islam

Mohammed bin Abdul-Karim Al-Issa. (SPA)
Updated 27 May 2019

Muslim World League launches global forum for moderate Islam

  • The fifth session of the conference will focus on “Moderation and the Message of Civilized Communication”

MAKKAH: The Muslim World League (MWL) on Monday will organize an international conference for moderate Islam under the patronage of King Salman.
Mohammed bin Abdul-Karim Al-Issa, secretary-general of the MWL, said that he appreciated the “generous patronage which comes within the framework of the great support for the joint Islamic action, deepening the harmony and cooperation among the scholars of the Islamic Ummah to achieve the goals and aspirations represented by Saudi Arabia.”
The four-day international conference, titled “Moderation and Indications,” will be attended by dignitaries, scholars, senior officials and leading thinkers from the Muslim world.
Al-Issa said the second theme of the conference will be “the Prophetic Approach of Moderation,” in addition to the topics of “Moral and Human Values Under the Guidance of the Prophet” and “Dealing with Violations in the Light of the Prophet’s biography.”
The conference will discuss topics including “Moderation in Islamic History and Jurisprudence Heritage” and “Neutral Speeches and the Contemporary Age” under the theme of “Moderation Between Authenticity and Modernity.
Other topics will include “Differences and the Culture of Moderation” and “Practical Programs to Promote Moderation Among Youth.”
The fifth session of the conference will focus on “Moderation and the Message of Civilized Communication.” Participants will discuss religious pluralism and cultural communication, and the common values in contemporary international relations.


Riyadh governor joins in with students distance learning virtual platform “Madrasati”

Prince Faisal wished everyone luck and success and congratulated them on their work amid the circumstances of the pandemic. (Supplied)
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Riyadh governor joins in with students distance learning virtual platform “Madrasati”

  • The number of people training on the Madrasati platform has reached more than 389,000, with more than 44,000 training hours completed

RIYADH: Riyadh Gov. Prince Faisal bin Bandar joined in with students on the distance learning virtual platform “Madrasati” on Sunday.
It happened during a meeting between Prince Faisal and the general director of the Education Department in Riyadh, Hamad Al-Wahaibi, and other officials.
In a message addressed to students and teachers, Prince Faisal wished everyone luck and success and congratulated them on their work amid the circumstances of the pandemic.
He also noted the efforts of the education departments in Riyadh and the support provided to the sector by King Salman and Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman to ensure the education of students in the city.
Al-Wahaibi provided an overview of the distance learning process, starting with the virtual preschool, Madrasati platform, educational satellite and YouTube channels.
He also reviewed the number of trainees on Madrasati, which has had more than 147,000 teachers, 22,000 leaders and 9,000 supervisors use the platform in the first week of the academic year.
The number of people training on the Madrasati platform has reached more than 389,000, with more than 44,000 training hours completed.
The total number of students who have activated the platform has reached 5 million, with 420,000 teachers and more than 20,000 school leaders joining them.