Grand Mufti of Lebanon Sheikh Abdul Latif Derian has underlined on Friday the importance of the international Islamic conference that will be held in the Holy City of Makkah on August 13.
He said the conference will have a major role in enhancing bonds among Islamic nations, highlighting the countless and endless efforts being exerted by the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia in promoting the values of peace, tolerance, moderation and co-existence.
Derian’s remarks came in a press statement marking the upcoming international conference to be held under the patronage of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, SPA said.
He also underlined the Kingdom’s efforts in supporting Islamic causes and promoting joint Arab and Islamic action under the leadership of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques and the Crown Prince .
Titled, “Communication with the Departments of Religious Affairs, Ifta and Sheikhdoms in the World,” the conference is organized in Makkah by the Ministry of Islamic Affairs, Dawah and Guidance.
The event will be attended by scholars, muftis and heads of Islamic associations and sheikhdoms from 85 countries.