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Minister Of Islamic Affairs Heads Saudi Arabia's Delegation To 33Rd International Conference Of Supreme Council For Islamic Affairs


(MENAFN- Saudi Press Agency) Cairo, September 24, 2022, SPA — Minister of Islamic Affairs, Call and Guidance Sheikh Dr. Abdullatif bin Abdulaziz Al Al-Sheikh headed the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia's delegation to the 33rd International Conference of the Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs, which kicked off today in Cairo, entitled“Ijtihad is the necessity of the era.” The conference is organized by the Egyptian Ministry of Endowments with the participation of the Ministers of Endowments and Islamic Affairs, Muftis, and heads of Islamic institutions, universities, and Islamic societies from 90 countries.
In the opening session, Dr. Al Al-Sheikh stressed the constants of Saudi Arabia in confronting terrorism, and extremism, and spreading moderation, and tolerance that was commanded by the true Islamic religion, noting that the world is going through difficult times, which put scholars in front of huge responsibilities, which require exerting collective and institutional efforts to link people to religion.
The Minister reviewed the efforts made by the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud and HRH the Crown Prince in the service of Islam and Muslims, based on the principles of religion and compassion, and efforts to immunize Islam against extremists and fanatics who distort its pure image.
The Kingdom's delegation participating in the 33rd International Conference of the Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs included the Undersecretary for Islamic Affairs, Awwad bin Sabti Al-Enezi, and Acting Advisor for Islamic Affairs Sheikh Muhammad bin Abdul Wahid Al-Arifi.
The two-day conference will discuss important themes, including ijtihad, an urgent necessity in the present era, images and controls of ijtihad, mujtahids and their preparation, as well as a review of selected models of institutional ijtihad, as well as modern models in the economic, medical and environmental fields, such as harming the environment from the Sharia perspective.
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