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.