North Macedonian President Stevo Pendarovski on Monday received Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdul Karim Al-Issa, secretary-general of the Muslim World League (MWL), in the capital Skopje.
During the meeting, Pendarovski expressed his deep appreciation for Al-Issa, and for the important and influential role he plays in spreading the values of tolerance and coexistence worldwide.
Pendarovski said European countries consider Al-Issa the most influential Islamic figure due to the moderation that characterizes his global discourse and his efforts to extend bridges of understanding, friendship and cooperation among peoples.
Al-Issa said the MWL is keen to build bridges between peoples in order to enhance peace worldwide.
Parliament Speaker Dr. Talat Xhaferi also received Al-Issa. They discussed ways to enhance cooperation, in the presence of heads of parliamentary committees and senior North Macedonian statesmen.
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Al-Issa also met with Sheikh Hafiz Shakir Effendi, chief scholar among North Macedonia’s Muslim community.
They discussed ways to enhance cooperation, in the presence of heads of parliamentary committees and senior North Macedonian statesmen.