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Saudi King receives scholars
07 : 14 PM - 11/07/2018
Jeddah, July 11 (BNA): Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud today received at Al-Salam palace the delegation of scholars participating in the International Conference of Muslim Scholars on Peace and Stability in the Republic of Afghanistan.


The Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques welcomed the scholars, commending them and the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) for holding this conference.


"You are the best who work to serve Islam and Muslims, unify their words and ranks, and eliminate the Islamic world from wars and crises afflicting it as well as the scourges of extremism and terrorism”, said the Saudi monarch.



He said that Saudi Arabia had endured with the Afghan people their suffering since the beginning of the Afghan crisis and its resulting civil war, providing humanitarian and economic assistance and exerting continuous political efforts to put an end division and differences among the factions of the Afghan people.



"Today, we are optimistic that your efforts will contribute to closing the page of the past and opening a new page in Afghanistan that would achieve the aspirations of the Afghan people for security and stability, and this requires adopting the approach of dialogue, reconciliation and tolerance as dictated by our Islamic religion.", he said.



Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) Secretary General Dr. Yusuf bin Ahmed Al-Othaimeen delivered a speech, expressing deep thanks and gratitude to the King Salman for hosting the conference in the Saudi Arabia.


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