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Dr. Abdullah bin Fahd Al-Lheedan, Advisor and Supervisor of the Knowledge Exchange Program at the Ministry of Islamic Affairs and Guidance, visited the Language Exchange Forum in Riyadh and was received by Mr. Mohammad Al-Mautham, supervisor of the forum. Al-Mu’atham provided an overview of the language exchange program, which main idea is to meet those who wish to learn any language with volunteers who master the language and to set up a group for each language so that members of the group can communicate in order to develop their skills in the language they wish to learn. Al-Lheedan toured the…

02/13/2019
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Pop Francis has arrived in the United Arab Emirates, making him the first pontiff to visit an Arab Gulf state. In a video address from the Vatican, Francis said the trip marks “a new page in the history of relations between religions, confirming that we are brothers and sisters, even though we are different.” The pontiff spent three days in the UAE’s capital, Abu Dhabi, where he attend an interreligious conference with Muslims, Jewish and Christian leaders. It is Pope Francis’s seventh visit to a predominantly Muslim country, signaling a continuation of improving ties between the Vatican and the Islamic…

02/10/2019
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The knowledge exchange program of the Ministry of Islamic Affairs and Guidance organized a forum for moderation in Islam for scholarship students at Umm Al-Qura University in Makka. The forum was attended by Dr. Hassan Abdulhameed Bukhari, Dean of the Arabic Language Institute at Umm Al-Qura University, Dr. Ahmad Al-Ghamdi, Dr. Salmani and co-organizer Meshaal Al-Omari from the Knowledge Exchange Program and Bakr Wattara from Umm Al-Qura University. Dr. Abdullah Al-Lhaidan, Advisor to the Minister supervising the Knowledge Exchange Program in the Ministry of Islamic Affairs, delivered a speech in which he conveyed the greetings of His Excellency Sheikh Dr….

01/31/2019
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The Minister of Islamic Affairs, Da’wah and Guidance, Sheikh Dr. Abdullatif bin Abdulaziz Al-Sheikh, conveyed the greetings of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman Bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud to the 29th International Conference of the Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs organized by the Egyptian Ministry of Awqaf under the patronage of Egyptian President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi. And His Royal Highness Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz, Crown Prince and Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defense – may God preserve them – to the participants in the meeting, expressing his happiness and accompanying delegation in partnership with this…

01/20/2019
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The Minister of Islamic Affairs, Da’wah and Guidance, Dr. Abdul Latif bin Abdul Aziz Al-Sheikh, praised the great care given by the government to the Islamic Affairs Ministry to the Ministry of Islamic Affairs, including their support to the cooperative offices and their mission and lofty goals in spreading moderate Islam in Saudi Arabia. , And pointed out that had it not for God Almighty and that this country enjoy security and stability and its leaders support the good and advocacy, the cooperative offices would not have a place, no presence . This came during a speech delivered at the…

01/13/2019
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The intensive Arabic language course was cocluded on Thursday, 20/12/ 2018 in the presence of Dr. Abdullah bin Fahad Al-Lhaidan, supervisor of the Knowledge Exchange Program at the Ministry of Islamic Affairs and Dr. Yasser Babtain Dean Arabic Language Institute for Non – Native Speakers at King Abdulaziz University. The ceremony began with verses from the Holy Quran followed by a student. Then Dr. Yasser Babtain delivered a speech in which he expressed his thanks to the Ministry of Islamic Affairs for cooperating with them in organizing these courses as this is the third session held in cooperation between the…

12/26/2018
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In Brussels, the European Commission hosted a high-level conference to address discrimination, hate speech and intolerance that affects Muslims in the European Union, with the participation of national authorities, international organizations, representatives of civil society and religious communities. “Recent surveys have confirmed that intolerance towards Muslims is growing in the European Union and that the protection of their fundamental rights is being curtailed,” said First Vice-President of the Commission, Francis Timmermans. “There must be no place to discriminate against any minority. “Discrimination, acts of intolerance or racism against the 25 million Muslims living in the European Union violate basic rights…

12/10/2018
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The Knowledge Exchange Program organized the Forum about Tolerance in Islam for scholarship students at Umm Al Qura University in cooperation with the Cooperative Office for Propagation and Guidance in Makkah. The seminar was attended by Dr. Abdullah bin Fahd Al-Lhaidan and attended by Mr. Saad Al-Qarni and directed by Dr. Sabah Al-Din Salmani. And coordinated by Bakr and Tara from Umm al-Qura University and Ali al-Shehri from the exchange program. Al-Lhaidan explained that the Prophet peace be upon him came for peace and mercy for mankind and to save it and bring it out of darkness to light until…

12/05/2018
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The Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) has initiated a joint event of Permanent Observer Delegations to the United Nations in Geneva to commemorate the 70th Anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) on 26 November 2018 at the Palais des Nations. The aim of this interactive panel discussion, in which the Director General of the UN Office in Geneva and the High Commissioner for Human Rights will be the guests of honor, is to share vision and policy approach to promote and defend the values and principles of Human Rights such as equality, non-discrimination, social justice, tolerance, and…

11/28/2018
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The Knowledge Exchange Program in the Ministry of Islamic Affairs in cooperation with the Arabic Language Institute at King Abdulaziz University in Jeddah, organize an intensive course of the Arabic language, which has been launched for students from the Islamic academic centers in the Russian Federation. The program lasts for six weeks, with visits to the two holy sites and the most important tourist attractions in Jeddah, and cultural, sports and social programs in cooperation between the program and the Institute and the Deanship of Student Affairs at the University. Dr. Abdullah Al-Lhaidan, supervisor of the Knowledge Exchange Program, said…

11/14/2018
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