27 initiatives approved to enhance religious moderation in Saudi Arabia

'Mithaq' workshop was inaugurated by Makkah Governor Prince Khaled Al Faisal

News Desk April 22, 2018
'Mithaq' initiative workshop was inaugurated by Makkah Governor Prince Khaled Al Faisal. PHOTO COURTESY: ARAB NEWS

A government-backed workshop has approved 27 initiatives to enhance religious moderation and tolerance in Saudi Arabia, Arab News reported.

The “mithaq” initiative was inaugurated by Makkah Governor Prince Khaled Al Faisal. It is considered to be the first of its kind to be held at the holy city.

This included three workshops which revolved around creating initiatives in moderation and tolerance, using technology in crowd control – engineering solutions for enhancing security control and pertaining to media and the global mission of Holy mosques.

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The workshops attracted many scholars, academicians, media personalities, university professors to discuss initiatives for enhancing tolerance and moderation in the kingdom.

This pact is an interpretation of directives given by King Salman and Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman.

The exhibition was toured by Prince Faisal who praised the efforts of each department in the service of pilgrims and visitors. He even received the book on “following the steps of the role model from the General President of the Affairs of the Two Holy Mosques Sheikh Abdulrahman Al-Sudais.

This article originally appeared on Arab News


t t | 4 years ago | Reply No one can deny the efforts Saudi Arabia does to serve Islam and Muslims who come to perform Umrah and Hajj. I personally find that the incorporation of technology with their crowd control plans is genius. Last year, every pilgrimage had their own smart bracelet which contains their personal and health information.
Ripple effect | 4 years ago | Reply I hope they stop sponsoring fundamentalism which has ruined the reputation of s peaceful religion.
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