SAUDI ARABIA

Islamic Affairs Ministry delegation meets Pope at Vatican

November 23, 2017
A Saudi delegation headed by Adviser to Minister of Islamic Affairs, Call and Guidance Dr. Abdullah Bin Fahd Al-Luhaidan meets with Pope Francis at the Vatican in Rome Thursday. – SPA
A Saudi delegation headed by Adviser to Minister of Islamic Affairs, Call and Guidance Dr. Abdullah Bin Fahd Al-Luhaidan meets with Pope Francis at the Vatican in Rome Thursday. – SPA

ROME -- A Saudi official delegation headed by Adviser to Minister of Islamic Affairs, Call and Guidance Dr. Abdullah Bin Fahd Al-Luhaidan met with Pope Francis at the Vatican, Saudi Press Agency said Thursday.

During the meeting, the delegation conveyed the greetings and appreciation of Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman, Crown Prince Muhammad Bin Salman, deputy premier and minister of defense, the government and people of Saudi Arabia to the Pope.

The delegation stressed that this visit was to express the Kingdom's appreciation to the Pope for his sincere positions and statements calling for peace and coexistence, rejection of linking religions to terrorism and affirming sincere and deep desire to promote a culture of dialogue and peaceful coexistence among all followers of religions and cultures. -- SPA


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