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Indonesian University grants Saudi Islamic Affairs Minister honorary PhD in Shariah sciences

Indonesian University grants Saudi Islamic Affairs Minister honorary PhD in Shariah sciences

Indonesia's Syarif Hidayatullah Islamic State University granted the Minister of Islamic Affairs, Call and Guidance of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Sheikh Dr. Abdullatif bn Abdulaziz Al Al-Sheikh the honorary PhD degree in Shariah sciences for his efforts in serving Islamic affairs and enhancing relations and bonds between the two countries, it was announced.
This came during a ceremony the university held Monday, where head of the University’s Senate Dr. Abuddin Nata read the university’s decision granting the honorary PhD degree, followed by a visual presentation on the minister’s scientific journey, his efforts and achievements.

Sheikh Dr. Al Al-Sheikh expressed his appreciation of the Indonesian government and administration of the university for granting him the honorary PhD degree, referring to the role of Islamic universities in spreading Shariah sciences that contribute to graduating scholars, preachers and intellectuals who serve the message of Islam.

He also referred to efforts of Saudi Arabia’s leadership in serving Islam and Muslims, paying attention to education and supporting educational institutions and universities locally and globally, spreading the doctrine of moderate Islam, fighting terrorism and extremism, and spreading tolerance, love and peace.

For his part, Indonesian Vice Minister of Religious Affairs Zainut Tauhid praised the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia’s efforts in serving Islam and Muslims around the world and caring for the Two Holy Mosques and their visitors.
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