18th September 2001-
Shoura Council has condemned inhuman attacks on the United States of America
last week and offered condolences to the families of the victims.
At the session chaired today by the Council's Chairman Sheikh
Mohammed bin Ibrahim bin Jubair, the Council expressed its grief and pain for
what had happened and stressed that these attacks contradict all principles and
norms and are rejected by all divine religions, pre-eminently Islam. It noted
that Islam calls for tolerance and harmony among people and stressed its
renunciation of all forms of terrorism suffered by innocents everywhere.
In a statement to the SPA, the Secretary General of the
Council Dr Homoud bin Abdul Aziz Al Badr said that the Council discussed the
report submitted by the Council's Committee of Educational Affairs on the
performance of the Ministry of Education for the year 1419/1420.