The Indonesian Ulema Council: Saudi Arabia consolidates global stability – Saudi News


The Ambassador of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques to the Republic of Indonesia, Issam Al-Thaqafi, visited the Indonesian Ulema Council, during which he met with its president, Sheikh Muftah Al-Akhyar, and a number of senior Indonesian scholars, who appreciated the efforts made by Saudi Arabia towards global and Islamic stability, and its pioneering and effective role in establishing moderation and providing a helping hand to Muslims and concern for their issues.Ambassador Essam Al-Thaqafi confirmed to Okaz that the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia is inspired in formulating messages of moderation, coexistence, peace and moderation, and rejecting extremism and hate speech, referring to the vision of Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, with its implications of tolerance and coexistence, and its founding and adoption of global civilized projects that serve all humanity. It strengthens bridges of intellectual, cultural and human communication.

The Kingdom’s ambassador also welcomed the Indonesian government’s decision to suspend the travel of its citizens for this year’s Hajj; In view of the continuation of the new Corona pandemic, and the concern for the safety and health of Indonesian citizens. Al-Thaqafi stressed that the Kingdom has not yet announced the arrangements for Hajj inside and outside, as confirmed by what the Indonesian Minister of Religious Affairs said that there is no political dimension to this decision, on the contrary, coordination exists between the two ministries concerned with Hajj and Umrah affairs, as well as the Kingdom’s embassy in Jakarta.

The visit of the Ambassador of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques to Indonesia was widely covered by the Indonesian media, clearing the confusion among some circles that spread the word that the Kingdom banned Indonesian pilgrims for this year, and praised the clarification of the Kingdom’s ambassador to Jakarta, Issam Al-Thaqafi on this issue.


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