Saudi Islamic affairs minister holds talks with Indonesian counterpart in Riyadh

Saudi Minister of Islamic Affairs, Dawah and Guidance Sheikh Abdullatif Al-Asheikh on Saturday held official talks with his Indonesian counterpart, Yaqut Cholil Qoumas. The two reviewed Saudi Arabia’s efforts in serving Islam and Muslims and spreading the values of moderation.

They also discussed the role of the Kingdom in correcting the understanding of religious discourse, and the printing process of the Holy Qur’an by the King Fahd Complex in Madinah, in addition to efforts in confronting groups that try to exploit Islam to achieve their ideologies.

The talks also discussed activating a previously signed agreement between the two sides in Islamic affairs, spreading the method of moderation and countering extremism, and exchanging expertise in areas that served Islam and Muslims.