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Tuesday, March 19 2019 - 11:43
The Secretary General of the Muslim World League to Lead Delegation To New Zealand
MAKKAH, Saudi Arabia, March 19, 2019 /PRNewswire-AsiaNet/ --

His Excellency the Secretary General of the Muslim World League, Chairman of 
the Board of Directors of the World Organization of Muslim Scholars Sheikh Dr. 
Mohammad bin Abdulkarim Alissa has announced a visit to New Zealand to offer 
condolences to the victims, families and communities of the Christchurch attack 
and will also visit those wounded in the tragedy.  In a meeting today with 
Ambassador James Monroe, New Zealand's representative to the Kingdom of Saudi 
Arabia, Dr. Alissa said that his visit will be on behalf of all Muslims and 
reiterated that in the face of such evil, the global community can answer only 
with the values of love, harmony and peace.

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Ambassador Monroe said that the tragedy of the two mosques will not alter New 
Zealand's national harmony or diversity and welcomed Dr. Alissa's visit.

In a statement issued on Friday, March 15, 2019, Dr. Alissa said, "To address 
the scourge extremism and Islamophobia, we need governments and faith 
organizations around the world to work together to encourage religious 
tolerance and understanding and prevent all forms of incitement and hatred, 
including all types of hatred leveled against any religion or ethnicity."

The Muslim World League has pledged to increase its efforts to work with 
multi-faith groups in order to create initiatives that promote greater 
understanding and tolerance.  

SOURCE Muslim World League