ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Wednesday said that Pakistan is ready to extend every possible support for the collective benefit of the Muslim World, Radio Pakistan reported.
During a meeting with the secretary general of Muslim World League Abdullah bin Abdul Mohsin Alturki at PM House, the premier said that Muslim world can actively cooperate in the field of trade and commerce.
Nawaz was of the view that the Muslim leadership shall come forward to explore such opportunities to increase trade among them and work together for collective benefit. He also appreciated the Muslim World League’s (MWL) efforts for the welfare of Islamic nations.
Abdullah appreciated the prime minister’s vision and ideas for cooperation among Muslim countries.
The Muslim World League is an international nongovernmental Islamic organisation based in Makkah, Saudi Arabia. It was formed following a meeting of 22 prominent Muslim religious figures, in accordance with a resolution adopted during the meeting of the General Islamic Conference.
The then Crown Prince Faisal Bin Abdul-Aziz was seen as the founding figure of the organisation. Since its inception, the MWL, according to its claim, has been working on promoting the adherence to a clear teaching of Islam.
The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia is the leading contributor member of the Muslim countries funding the Muslim World League.