RIYADH: Saudi Arabia’s Minister of Islamic Affairs, Call and Guidance Sheikh Dr. Abdullatif bin Abdulaziz Al Al-Sheikh met with Egypt’s Minister of Endowments Dr. Muhammad Mukhtar Jumaa on Saturday, the Saudi Press Agency (SPA) reported.
The two officials met on the sidelines of the 33rd International Conference of the Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs currently being held in Egypt, in the presence of Saudi Ambassador to the Arab Republic of Egypt Osama bin Ahmed Nuqali.
During the meeting, the two sides reviewed a number of issues of common interest in the Islamic field, serving Islamic work in accordance with the approach of moderation, combating hate speech, and confronting extremism, according to SPA.
The Egyptian minister said that the Kingdom has been the pioneer of the Islamic world and its efforts in serving the Two Holy Mosques are appreciated by Muslims all over the world, SPA reported.
He also highlighted the distinction of the Kingdom’s participation in the conference, which he described as a scientific and intellectual addition.