MAKKAH: Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah urged scholars on Saturday to help government establishments in Muslim countries find solutions to various problems faced by the people so that peace and unity could be achieved.
“Learned men and government establishments in Muslim countries should jointly strive to solve the issues of the people and bring about reforms to improve their conditions,” King Abdullah said in an opening speech read out by Makkah Gov. Prince Khaled Al-Faisal in the conference organized by the Muslim World League (MWL).
The conference, called “Issues and challenges of the Muslim world,” took place at the MWL conference hall in Makkah.
On behalf of the king, Prince Khaled opened the three-day conference.
Attributing the current issues in the Muslim world to attempts at destroying the unity of Muslims, the king said solutions to problems could be found in “familiarizing the right approach of Islam in every walks of life, implementing Islamic moderation and laying out practical measures to achieve Islamic unity."
The king added that rapid changes and developments accompanying globalization have impressed on the Kingdom the need to protect the Muslim community from deviating to terrorism...About protecting the non-Muslim community from the, er, "deviation" the Wahhabis are eerily--though understandly--mute.