New Delhi, 18 Feb 2014: Saudi Arab’s Minister of Islamic Affairs, Endowments, Da’wah, and Guidance, Salih ibn Abdul Aziz ibn Muhammad Al-Shaykh visited the headquarters of Jamaat-e-Islami Hind here on Monday. A program was organized in the honour of the Saudi minister who was accompanied with a Saudi delegation. Ameer-e Jamaat Maulana Syed Jalaluddin Umari, Naib Ameer Mohammad Jafar, General Secretary Nusrat Ali and other leaders of the Jamaat attended the program.
In his welcome speech, Ameer-e Jamaat expressed his happiness over the visit of the Saudi delegation to the Jamaat headquarters. He gave a brief introduction of religious, social and welfare activities of the Jamaat. He also expressed his concern over the present situation in Islamic world particularly Syria, Egypt and Bangladesh.
In his speech, Saudi minister Sheikh Saleh bin Abdul Aziz expressed happiness over coming to Jamaat headquarters and meeting with Jamaat leaders. He talked about the services being rendered by Saudi Arab particularly his ministry for the welfare and progress of Muslims and to spread the teachings of Islam all over the world.
The Saudi minister was accompanied with Saudi Ambassador in Delhi and other top officials of the embassy.