Japanese Deputy Prime Minister, other Officials, Thinkers Meet with MWL Chief Al-Issa

Saturday 1438/11/20 - 2017/08/12
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Tokyo, Dhu-AlQa'dah 20, 1438, Aug 12, 2017, SPA -- Deputy Prime Minister of Japan received here today the Secretary General of the Muslim World League Sheikh Dr. Mohammed bin Abdul Karim Al Issa, currently visiting Japan.
During the meeting, the Japanese official welcomed the visit of the delegation of the Muslim World League to Japan, stressing the importance of supporting the active partnership between the Japanese government and the league, as representative of the Islamic peoples.
Such a partnership, he added, provide us with a new vision consistent with the objectives of the Japanese government to promote coexistence and integration between the Muslim community and the rest of Japanese society.
On the other hand, the Secretary-General of the Muslim World League met with the Japanese Minister of Justice and Security Affairs responsible for the security and counter-extremism issues in the Japanese government.
The two sides discussed aspects of cooperation between the relevant bodies and the Muslim World League, while the Japanese side also highlighted important features in Islamic culture and its diversity, coexistence and humanitarian action.
Sheikh Dr. Mohammed Al-Issa also met with Japanese Minister of State for Foreign Affairs and discussed topics related to the Muslim community in Japan and cooperation in countering extremist ideas and messages threatening international peace.
The Mayor of Tokyo also received the Secretary-General of the Muslim World League Sheikh Dr. Mohammed Al-Issa and affirmed that the visit comes in response to the challenges facing the world today in the light of the growing trends of extremism and the targeting of social peace.
-- SPA
18:28 LOCAL TIME 15:28 GMT