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"You Are Inspiring to Others": Prominent Muslim Leader Meets with First Presidency, Tours Welfare Square


"I do want to congratulate you. I am really surprised to see that level of work you are offering here. You are inspiring to others," His Excellency Dr. Mohammad Abdulkarim Al-Issa said after touring Welfare Square. 

His Excellency Dr. Mohammad Abdulkarim Al-Issa, secretary-general of the Muslim World League and president of the International Organization for Muslim Scholars, met with the First Presidency on Tuesday, Nov. 5.

Dr. Al-Issa also met with Elder David A. Bednar of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles and toured Welfare Square. 

“What I’ve seen here is a great example of the true meaning of mercy and love to humanity,” Dr. Al-Issa said after visiting Welfare Square. “We all around the world need to follow this humanitarian (approach) exactly. Also, the whole world needs to get exposed to and learn from these efforts and projects.

Story by Sydney Walker, Church News. Lead image by Intellectual Reserve, Inc. retrieved from Church News

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