Ministry of Islamic Affairs, Dawah and Guidance
The Ministry of Islamic Affairs, Dawah and Guidance is a Saudi government agency established in 1993 and responsible for overseeing Islam affairs, maintaining mosques and supervising King Fahd Complex for the Printing of the Holy Qur'an. The Ministry responsibilities also include increasing the awareness of the good practice of Islam. The current Minister Abdullatif Al-Sheikh who was appointed in June 2018. The ministry is also responsible for supporting the nonprofit sector as it aims at increasing the sector's contribution to the gross domestic product from 0.3% to 0.6%.
|Headquarters||Riyadh, Saudi Arabia|
In 2019, the ministry implemented a project in 35 countries that aims at promoting the values of moderation and tolerance. This project includes delivering speeches, organizing scientific events and giving training courses.
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