New Delhi (UNA) - The Indian Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, received yesterday morning, at the Prime Minister's residence in the capital, New Delhi, the Secretary-General of the Muslim World League, the Chairman of the Association of Muslim Scholars, His Eminence Sheikh Dr. Muhammad bin Abdul Karim Al-Issa.
During the meeting, a number of issues were reviewed, including Indian diversity within the framework of the country's national constitution with its civilized principles.
After that, the Indian Islamic Cultural Center organized a celebration of the visit of the delegation of the Muslim World League to the Republic of India, a lecture by His Excellency the Secretary-General and Chairman of the Association of Muslim Scholars, His Eminence Sheikh Dr. Muhammad Al-Issa, which was attended by senior Islamic religious leaders in India, including muftis, scholars and religious leaders of various Indian religious and intellectual diversity.
In his lecture, Al-Issa dealt with important milestones in Islamic values, reviewing multiple models of their civilizational advancement, indicating that they called for building bridges of understanding and peace between civilizations, in order to enhance friendship and cooperation between nations and peoples, stressing that a Muslim is led by his faith to comprehend the wisdom of the Almighty Creator in human diversity. Hence, he realizes that this diversity does not mean fear of the other, distance from him, or hatred of him, let alone insulting him, as are the theories and concepts of ignorance, pessimism, and extremism.
Al-Issa stressed that the Islamic component in India is proud of its patriotism, its state institutions, and its affiliation with the Indian nation, stressing the need for religious awareness to be a tool for promoting understanding, coexistence, and cooperation with mutual appreciation and love.