Saudi Islamic affairs minister, Malaysian counterpart discuss moderation, rejection of extremism

Saudi Islamic affairs minister, Malaysian counterpart discuss moderation, rejection of extremism
Saudi Minister of Islamic Affairs Sheikh Abdullatif Al-Asheikh holds talks with Malaysia’s Islamic Affairs Minister Dr. Mujahid Yusof on Tuesday. (SPA)
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Updated 22 January 2020

Saudi Islamic affairs minister, Malaysian counterpart discuss moderation, rejection of extremism

Saudi Islamic affairs minister, Malaysian counterpart discuss moderation, rejection of extremism

RIYADH: Saudi Minister of Islamic Affairs Sheikh Abdullatif Al-Asheikh on Tuesday received Malaysia’s Islamic Affairs Minister Dr. Mujahid Yusof. Al-Asheikh briefed him on his ministry’s efforts to spread Islam according to the approach of moderation and rejection of extremism.
Hajj and Umrah Minister Dr. Mohammed Saleh Bentin received the Malaysian minister on Monday. They discussed Malaysian pilgrims’ affairs and early preparations to serve them.
The two sides signed an agreement that organizes the arrival of pilgrims coming from Malaysia, and arranges services to be provided for them during their stay at the holy sites.