- The international Islamic conference held in Makkah concluded with 13 recommendations, emphasizing the control of fatwas and confronting defamation of Islam.
- The conference highlighted the importance of aligning religious edicts with Islamic Sharia law and adhering to the Qur’an and the Sunnah.
Held in the holy city of Makkah, the international Islamic conference concluded on Monday, August 14, laying a strong emphasis on the need for stronger partnerships in Islamic affairs among departments of religious affairs worldwide to achieve unity.
The conference, “Communication with the Departments of Religious Affairs, Ifta and Sheikhdoms in the World,” was held under the theme “communication and integration,” Asharq Al-Awsat reported.
The two-day conference was attended by about 150 leading Islamic scholars, muftis, religious leaders and thinkers from 85 countries.
It concluded with 13 recommendations that collectively emphasized the importance of aligning religious edicts with the tenets of Islamic Sharia law.
The scholars stated that adhering to the Qur’an and the Sunnah was the foundation of the religion to avoid deviance and adhere to principles with a correct understanding to prevent discord.
The recommendations also highlighted the importance of regulating fatwas in accordance with the texts of Shariah
Amid rising challenges to Muslims in the west, the conference also asserted the need to preserve the family, protect young people and promote values and principles.