RIYADH – Under the patronage of King Abdullah, Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, kingdom will host the 8th conference of ministers of endowments and Islamic affairs in the Islamic World on May 23-24 in Jeddah.
The conference is titled “intellectual security, role of ministries of Islamic affairs, endowments, call and guidance in its achievements” with participation of 62 states.
In a statement to Saudi Press Agency (SPA) Sheikh Saleh Bin Abdul Aziz Al Al-Sheikh, Minister of Islamic Affairs, Endowments, Call and Guidance, and Chairman of the conference’s executive council, said that kingdom's hosting of this great Islamic conference reflects its keenness and desire for supporting all matters in the service of Islam and Muslims according to the directives of the King and Crown Prince.
He added that the conference would discuss a package of issues including a plan for upgrading mosques, the Islamic discourse between principles and changes, the role of the Islamic call in dealing with internal and external challenges, religions dialogue and civilizations in addition to other issues related to endowments.
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