Jeddah: Presiding over the second meeting of the Bureau of the International Islamic Fiqh Academy (IIFA) on December 30, 2021, Hissein Brahim Taha, Secretary-General of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC), praised the Academy’s efforts and work in promoting Islam’s pristine values and principles of tolerance and moderation in the face of today’s fast-paced challenges.
He described the Academy’s role within the OIC as the wider Muslim community’s collective mouthpiece as crucial in serving Islam and Muslims.
Taha assured that he would go to whatever length to support the Academy and its intellectual and Islamic law-related projects. To that end, he urged Member States to support the Academy for its crucial role in building political and cultural synergy among Muslim peoples and states within the OIC system.
Sheikh Dr. Salih bin Abdullah al-Humaid, Royal Cabinet Advisor, Member of the Senior Scholars Council, Imam and Preacher of the Grand Mosque of Makkah, IIFA Secretary-General Dr. Koutoub Moustapha Sano, and members of the Academy’s Bureau were also present in the meeting.