Washington - MWL
Dr. Al- Issa receives "World Peace among Religions Award"
The National Council on U.S.-Arab Relations has conferred the "World Peace among Religions Award" on Secretary General of the Muslim World League Sheikh Dr. Muhammad bin Abdulkarim Al-Issa for his international efforts aimed to promote peace among followers of religions.
President of the Council, Dr. John Duke Anthony, handed the award to Sheikh Al-Issa at a ceremony held in Washington on the sidelines of his visit to the United States of America.
Dr. Al-Issa carried out numerous assignments in combating the ideology of extremism and promoting the values of moderation and tolerance within an enlightened Islamic discourse and cultural communication initiatives together with putting practical programs related to values of tolerance and coexistence into action, especially in the countries of religious pluralism. These programs are flexible and capable of absorbing every one similar to the values and principles of Islamic law that reconciled hearts and underscored the nature of diversification and difference along with preserving the human rights to live in peace guaranteeing the requirements of his dignity and the legitimate freedom.
Since his assumption of the MWL's secretariat, Dr. Al-Issa has been keen to spread the true moderate values of Islam, achieving many successes in the Islamic and international worlds through his ceaseless tours around the world. He has been keen on confronting the ideas of civilizational conflict, discrimination and provocation, and upholding the values of justice, dialogue and understanding. He has stressed the importance of Muslim minorities' respect to the laws and regulations of their countries and that they should demand their religious specificities according to the constitution and the law and not to practice any form of violence or hatred motivators.