Deputy Islamic Affairs Minister Receives Visiting USCIRF Delegation
February 15, 2017
Deputy Minister of Islamic Affairs, Call and Guidance Dr. Tawfiq Abdulaziz Al-Sudairy received in Riyadh today a delegation from United States Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF).
During the meeting, Dr. Al-Sudairy explained the overall rights and freedoms being guaranteed by Islam, the tolerance of Islam and its great values in all aspects of life, including the guarantee of freedom and peaceful coexistence among the followers of other religions.
At the end of the meeting, the members of USCIRF delegation praised the efforts being exerted by the Ministry of Islamic Affairs in the fight against extremism and terrorism, wishing to strengthen bilateral relations between the Commission and the Ministry to serve the principle of freedom.