H.E. Dr. Mohammad Alissa attended the Paris Peace and Solidarity Agreement, where an action plan was discussed to promote peace and harmony among national societies. The delegation welcomed religious and academic institutions to the agreement.
The MWL donated $1 million USD to the United Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East. This donation will help continue the important vocational and technical training that the UNRWA provides in Jordan, including accounting, engineering and nursing.
The MWL continues to implement the Children's Cardiac Surgery Program in needy communities throughout Africa. Last week, the program completed more than 45 pediatric surgeries to treat valves and perforations in a civilian center in Al Gezira in Sudan.
Rugs and carpets serve an important function for Muslims during prayer as Islamic tradition requires that prayer be done on a "pure" surface. As a result, rugs and carpets are often used as prayer mats, and are a staple of Muslim households.
After visiting the site of the Srebrenica genocide, the MWL has continued to build a strong relationship with the Bosnian government to support interreligious dialogue.
"We will never allow a repeat of what happened at Srebrenica to anyone, anywhere in the world."
Dr. Mushabab Al-Qahtani delivered a speech by HE Dr. Mohammad Alissa, Secretary-General of the MWL and Chairman of the Association of Muslim Scholars, at the Religious Leaders for Climate Change conference hosted by Pope Francis at the Vatican.
On behalf of HE Dr. Mohammad Alissa, Secretary-General of the MWL, Dr. Abdel Aziz Sarhan participated in the "Religions and Education: Towards a Global Compact on Education," a conference hosted by Pope Francis at the Vatican.
Meet Dr. Hayat Sindi, a famous scientist from Makkah and the first woman from the Middle East to hold a Ph.D. in biotechnology. She founded a non-profit organization, Diagnostics For All, to tackle inequalities in global healthcare. MWL