President Saleh meets al-Qaradawi

SANA’A, Dec. 05(Saba)- President Ali Abdullah Saleh received on Monday chairman of trustees council of al-Quds Corporation Yusef al-Qaradawi who is currently visiting Yemen.

In the meeting, al-Qaradawi briefed president Saleh on the activities of the foundation and its role in offering support for the Palestinian people to protect Al-Quds against Israeli plots to change the identity of the holy places.

He also briefed him on issues discussed in the 4th conference on Al-Quds that concluded on Monday in Sana’a.

President Saleh appreciated the role of al-Qaradawi, as an Islamic cleric, in serving Islamic issues and enlighten Muslim generations about real teachings of Islam such as tolerance and rejection of extremism.

Saleh affirmed the support of Yemen for Al-Quds Corporation and its activities that back the legal struggle of the Palestinian people for restoring their rights and protecting the holy places and al-Aqsa Mosque as well as supporting the Palestinians to set up their independent state and Al-Qusa as itscapital.

He announced allocating an investment endowment for the sake of Al-Quds. Al-Qaradawi praised the generous stands of president Saleh towards the Islamic issues, especially the Palestinian issue.