Published:September 29, 2017 10:00 pm
Syria’s senior-most Muslim cleric Ahmad Bader Eddin Mohammad Adib Hassoun on Friday met Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti, with the 2 leaders stressing on the necessity to “weed out the cult of violence” from the Muslim society.
The grand mufti of Syria had earlier met Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh, who had assured him of India’s help within the struggle towards terrorism of the war-ravaged nation, which is a serious theatre of the dreaded ISIS.
During the assembly on Friday, the chief minister and the grand mufti mentioned a number of points confronting the Muslim world and “the need to weed out the cult of violence from the Muslim society”, an official spokesman mentioned.
“They also underscored the need for inculcating values of peace, tolerance and coexistence among the younger generation,” the spokesman mentioned.
“You are a role model for the Muslim world and Syrian women would take an inspiration from your personality,” the grand mufti was quoted as saying to the chief minister.
He additionally prolonged an invite to her to go to Syria.
The two leaders exchanged concepts on schooling, social system, historical past and welfare of the Muslim world and the necessity for efficient inter-faith communication to unfold the message of Islam, the spokesman added.
Mehbooba knowledgeable Hassoun of varied developmental initiatives undertaken by her authorities within the state together with the schooling and empowerment of girls.
The chief minister invited the grand mufti and his delegation to go to the state once more for exhaustive periods with native spiritual students and academicians.
The grand mufti knowledgeable the chief minister that he was joyful to find out about her views on varied points.
The go to of the senior-most cleric has been coordinated by Indian Council of Cultural Relations, New Delhi.
The ambassador of Syria to India, Riad Abbas, adviser in Syrian embassy Nazen Nasri and different officers of the embassy in addition to Regional Director of ICCR Balwant Thakur accompanied the grand mufti through the go to.
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