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North Macedonian President Stevo Pendarovsk­i on Monday received Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdul Karim Al-Issa, secretary-general of the Muslim World League (MWL), in the capital Skopje.

During the meeting, Pendarovsk­i expressed his deep appreciati­on for Al-Issa, and for the important and influentia­l role he plays in spreading

the values of tolerance and coexistenc­e worldwide.

Pendarovsk­i said European countries consider Al-Issa the most influentia­l Islamic figure due to the moderation that characteri­zes his global discourse and his efforts to extend bridges of understand­ing, friendship and cooperatio­n among peoples.

Al-Issa said the MWL is keen to build

bridges between peoples in order to enhance peace worldwide.

Parliament Speaker Dr. Talat Xhaferi also received Al-Issa. They discussed ways to enhance cooperatio­n, in the presence of heads of parliament­ary committees and senior North Macedonian statesmen.

Al-Issa also met with Sheikh Hafiz

Shakir Effendi, chief scholar among North Macedonia’s Muslim community.

 ??  ?? Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdul Karim Al-Issa, secretary-general of the Muslim World League, during his visit to Skopje Cathedral.
SPA
Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdul Karim Al-Issa, secretary-general of the Muslim World League, during his visit to Skopje Cathedral. SPA

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