His Royal Highness Prince Faisal bin Meshaal bin Saud bin Abdulaziz, Governor of Al Qassim Region, said in a press statement that the inauguration of the Global Center for combating Extremism “moderation” marked the beginning of a new, advanced and sophisticated stage in combating extremist ideology intellectually and digitally. To further promote coexistence and tolerance among peace-loving nations.
This is undoubtedly an evidence of the seriousness and concern of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, King Salman bin Abdul Aziz, to preserve the foundations of peace, the culture of moderation and the spirit of harmony between brotherly and friendly peoples.
As well as to renounce extremism and fight terrorism in all its forms and manifestations, and reflects the sincere vision and wise leadership of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, may God preserve him in the work for the benefit of the Islamic nation.
He said that the Kingdom is considered a leader in the field of combating terrorism. It has actively participated in regional and international meetings dealing with combating terrorism and criminalizing terrorist acts in accordance with the provisions of the Islamic Shari’a applied by the Kingdom. And the regulations related to the fight against terrorism and terrorist crimes and the modernization and development of the security services and all other bodies concerned with the fight against terrorism.
The Kingdom had stood firmly and strictly against terrorism in all its forms and manifestations both domestically and internationally, fighting and condemning it locally and globally. The Kingdom has proved to the whole world its absolute seriousness in the face of terrorist operations through the successive security successes of the various organs of the Ministry of the Interior under the leadership of His Royal Highness Prince Mohammed bin Nayef, the Crown Prince and Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of the Interior for the elimination of terrorism. The danger of this exotic scourge on our Muslim society.
He said: We do not forget the Kingdom’s establishment of the Islamic Military Alliance to combat terrorism, a military alliance announced on 15th of December 2015 under the leadership of the Kingdom, and aims to “fight terrorism in all its forms and manifestations whatever its doctrine and name” under the leadership of His Royal Highness Prince Mohammed bin Salman, Crown Prince, Second Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defense, including about 35 Islamic countries.
Prince Faisal bin Meshaal said: The importance of establishing the center of -moderation- that its the first time that the nations of the world unite in a serious way to confront the threat of extremism, because it poses a threat to societies and puts them at risk. Therefore, we must fight together in order to win and protect people from the threat of terrorism and extremism.
The Kingdom has adopted a preventive and curative strategy in dealing with the problem of terrorism based on the fact that plans to combat extremism will not succeed if they are limited to security confrontation. The development of institutions and security tactics and the enhancement of the capabilities of security personnel will prevent sabotage and preemptive strikes against terrorists. But addressing the problem at its root requires the adoption of systematic, economic and educational plans.
And to engage in an enlightening battle to correct the concepts and demonstrate the danger of exaggeration and to build a balanced, conscious and balanced social personality that eliminates the justification for its existence. This strategy was called “the method of consultation.” The Prince Mohammed bin Nayef Center was established for to achieve this success, proving the seriousness of the Kingdom in fighting terrorism.
His Highness Prince Faisal bin Meshaal said: “Thanks to God Almighty, we have launched in the region of Qassim about two years ago a blessing campaign under the slogan” Together against terrorism and lost thought ” to combat terrorism intellectually at several levels in schools, universities, mosques and Friday platforms, The campaign is clear and has shown positive interactions , thank God in every way and field.