Mr. Mondher El-Chok represents IIFA at the Conference of Russia and the Muslim World
On behalf of His Excellency the Secretary General of the International Islamic Fiqh Academy (IIFA), Mr. Mondher El-Chok, Director of Cabinet, Protocol and Legal Affairs at the Academy, participated on Wednesday, 19 Rabi’ Al-Thani 1443H corresponding to 24 November 2021G, in the Strategic Vision Group conference themed: (Russia – Islamic World: Prospects for Dialogue and Cooperation) in Jeddah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
The conference was held under the patronage of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz, President of the 14th Islamic Summit, and in the presence of His Royal Highness Prince Khaled Al-Faisal, Advisor to the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, Governor of Makkah Al-Mukarramah Region, and His Excellency President Rustam Minnikhanov, President of Tatarstan, and Chair of the Strategic Vision Group.
The conference was held to discuss the common issues between the two sides and debate ways to enhance cooperation and communication in facing challenges at all levels. This conference falls within the framework of Russia’s efforts to strengthen its relations with the Muslim world in light of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia’s initiative for dialogue between followers of religions and cultures.
A large number of eminent personalities from the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, the Russian Federation, and member states of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC), as well as senior officials of the OIC’s general secretariat and subsidiary and specialized organs, participated in the conference.
It should be noted that the Strategic Vision Group was established in 2006, after the Russian Federation joined the OIC as an observer. The group currently focuses on developing measures to strengthen cooperation between Russia and the Islamic countries, and the practical implementation of the strategic partnership between the Russian Federation and the Muslim world.