Saudi Gazette report
RIYADH — Sheikh Abdul Aziz Al-Sheikh, grand mufti of Saudi Arabia and head of the Basic Presidency for Scholarly Analysis and Ifta, warned towards taking spiritual edicts (fatwas) from ignorant muftis. “We have now helpful initiatives and applications that have a tendency to comprehend the targets set by the Islamic Shariah, and the Muslim neighborhood ought to adhere to it by taking fatwas from their dependable sources,” he mentioned whereas cautioning towards the ignorant muftis who deceive folks with regard to their faith.
The grand mufti made the remarks in his opening speech on the first assembly of the fatwa officers from varied areas of the Kingdom. A number of division administrators of the presidency attended the assembly, organized by the Basic Administration of Fatwa.
Whereas addressing the fatwa officers from varied areas of the Kingdom, Al-Sheikh praised the blessings that God has bestowed on Saudi Arabia, when it comes to safety, stability, unity, and cohesion.
“We on the Basic Presidency for Scholarly Analysis and Ifta are doing nice work at current in accordance with the directives of these in cost and what our true faith dictates to us,” he mentioned whereas praising the nice efforts made by the members of the Council of Senior Students and the Everlasting Committee for Fatwa, in addition to the fatwa officers everywhere in the Kingdom.