Dr. Mozammel Haque Expansion of the Two Holy Mosques was given top priority by King Abdul Aziz and his successors for the service of Islam and Muslims. They were aware that Holy Mosque could not support the growing numbers of worshippers and also overseeing the well-being of the pilgrims undertaking the annual Hajj. The implementation of the expansion projects aimed at enabling pilgrims, Umrah performers and visitors of the Holy Places to perform their rituals in comfort and ease. A long and glorious tradition of expansion surrounds the Haram Mosque, dating back to 638 AD, when the increasing number of conversions to Islam led the second Caliph, Umar Ibn Al-Khattab, to develop the site.
We, Muslim World League are pleased to be with you today to talk about the topic
of this conference; however, to start with, a preamble is necessary to evoke the human history and its chapters struggle: religiously, politically, culturally and ideologically; where- in many cases – the human civilisations have met with clash rather than rapprochement, dialogue and harmony, thus losing the chance to cooperate