The Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud received on Thursday the Charter of Makkah upon the conclusion of the four-day international conference entitled “Values of moderation in the texts of the Qur’an and Sunnah” organized by the Muslim World League (MWL), which took place in the Holy City of Mecca.
This came during His Majesty's reception of the leading Islamic scholars participating in the conference. As many as 1,200 prominent Islamic figures from 139 countries, representing 27 Islamic components of various sects and schools of thought, endorsed the Charter of Makkah. The objective of the conference was to find actionable methods to advance the tolerant and peaceful principles of Islam among all Muslims, and especially future generations, as well as establish the common values that connect Muslims to cultures around the world.
Addressing the audience, the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques welcomed the scholars participating in the conference, adding that the Quran and Sunnah stress the importance of moderation and peaceful coexistence. The King expressed his pleasure to see the scholars of the Muslim community at this platform, to unite their views on important issues, especially with regard to confronting the ideas of extremism and terrorism.
The conference covered the following topics:
- Centrism & Moderation: Meaning and Significance
- The Prophetic Approach to Moderation
- Moderation in Islamic History and Jurisprudence Heritage
- Religious Multiplicity & Cultural Interaction
- Common Values in the Contemporary International Relations
- Moral & Human Values in the Prophet Guidance
- Practical Programs to Promote Moderation Among Youth
- Moderation and the Message of Civilized Communication
Unofficial translation of the Charter of Makkah: