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Muslim Leaders Pin Hopes on Saudi Support for Islamic Solidarity | ASHARQ AL-AWSAT English Archive 2005 -2017
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Jeddah- Prominent Muslim leaders have emphasized Saudi Arabia”s significant role in spreading the message of Islam across the world, supporting Muslim minorities and strengthening Islamic solidarity.

Dr. Muzammil Siddiqui, chairman of the Islamic Fiqh Council in North America, said American Muslims were looking to Saudi Arabia for its continued support for Islamic activities and Muslim causes and to defend the principles of the religion.

Siddiqui met the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, King Abdullah Bin Abdul-Aziz at his palace here on Tuesday as part of a Muslim World League delegation. Grand Mufti Sheikh Abdul Aziz Al Al-sheikh and MWL Secretary-General Dr. Abdullah Al-Turki were present during the meeting.

Siddiqui said Muslims all over the world were pinning great hope on Saudi Arabia and expected it to continue its policies in support of Muslim causes and Islamic minorities, and work for Islamic unity.

On his part, former Sudanese President Abdul Rahman Suwar Al-Dahab, a member of MWL”s constituent council, said Muslims pray to God to give strength to King Abdullah to work for their causes.

Bosnian Mufti Dr. Mustafa Ceric, a member of the Islamic Fiqh Council, also praised the Kingdom”s endeavors in the service of Muslim minorities.