Interfaith dialogue to strengthen the world peace and stability, Al-Turki:
Highlighting the significance of the interfaith dialogue initiated
by Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah, Abdullah Al-Turki,
secretary-general of the Makkah-based Muslim......
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Khaled Al-Faisal will open Saturday a conference on “The problems
facing Muslim youths and their solutions” at the headquarters of the
Muslim World League (MWL) in Makkah, said Abdullah Al-Turki,
secretary-general of the MWL on Tuesday.
“The MWL gives
utmost importance to youth issues and dialogue with other
communities as well as problems such as terrorism and extremism,”
Arab News reported Abdullah Al Turki as saying.
“We are ready to
cooperate with other Islamic, social, cultural and media
organizations to educate young Muslim men and women on Islam", Al
According to the
Arab News, he commended the interfaith dialogue
initiative of Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah,
saying it would help promote peaceful coexistence of nations. “We
are also concerned with Muslim minorities in different countries,”
the MWL chief said. Recently, the MWL held a seminar in Kuala Lumpur
on the issue.
He also disclosed
that the MWL would hold an international conference next year to
mark its golden jubilee, adding that the conference would focus the
league’s role in serving the interests of humanity.
The meet on youth
issues is held as part of a series of Makkah conferences organized
by the league annually on the occasion of Haj, making use of
prominent Islamic scholars who take part in the annual pilgrimage as
“The MWL wants the
youths to understand Islamic teachings properly in the light of the
Qur’an and Sunnah. Islamic teachings are capable of solving all
human problems, especially those related to youths,” Al-Turki said.
“We have invited a
number of renowned Islamic scholars and researchers as well
as leaders of Islamic organizations to take part in this annual
conference,” he said.
Al-Turki emphasized the desire of the
MWL and the Islamic centers affiliated to it in solving the problems
and challenges facing Muslim youths across the world.
He said the new challenges posed by
the globalization demanded joint Islamic efforts with the
cooperation of media organizations to protect young Muslim
generation from destructive thoughts and trends. “Families, mosques
and schools should join hands in this endeavor,” he said.