Muslim World League chief, Croatian president discuss ways to promote tolerance

MWL Secretary-General Dr. Mohammed bin Abdulkarim Al-Issa meets Croatian President Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic in Zagreb on Saturday. (SPA)
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Updated 16 February 2020

Muslim World League chief, Croatian president discuss ways to promote tolerance

  • Al-Issa reiterates league’s mission to renounce all forms of extremism

ZAGREB: Croatian President Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic received Dr. Mohammed bin Abdulkarim Al-Issa, secretary-general of the Muslim World League (MWL), at the presidential palace in Zagreb on Saturday.
The two leaders discussed cooperation opportunities to promote the values of tolerance and coexistence.
Al-Issa reiterated the MWL’s mission to adhere to peace and renounce all forms of extremism.
The Croatian president expressed her appreciation of the MWL’s mission and its work around the world, especially its initiative to enhance cooperation between states and peoples for more harmonious communities.
Al-Issa also met Croatian Prime Minister Andrej Plenkovic and discussed areas of joint work in the context of initiatives launched by the MWL to consolidate the values of religious and national harmony.
In another meeting, the MWL chief met with speaker of the Croatian Parliament, Gordan Jandrokovic, and discussed potential areas of cooperation in tasks of common interest, especially those related to minority rights.
Al-Issa met with imams working in Croatia, and with the president of the Islamic Cultural Center.
He also visited a Croatian parish and held a meeting with the bishops in charge, discussing methods of cooperation.
Al-Issa accepted the invitation of Zagreb Mayor Milan Bandic to visit the capital. Bandic expressed his appreciation for the MWL’s efforts in promoting peace and coexistence around the world, and strengthening relations between states and people.


Saudi CERT warns against phishing attacks in relation to COVID-19

Updated 10 April 2020

Saudi CERT warns against phishing attacks in relation to COVID-19

JEDDAH: The Saudi Computer Emergency Response Team (Saudi CERT) has warned that people are using the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic to initiate online phishing scams and attempt to steal personal information.

“Be careful and beware of messages that you could receive from fake accounts under the name of  the Ministry of Health asking you to click on an unknown link,” Saudi CERT wrote on Twitter.

Saudi CERT shared a number of tips to avoid falling for such scams: “Continuously follow reliable news sources from the Ministry of Health’s official accounts, make sure that the messages received are from official accounts and check with the sender before opening anonymous links.”