MAKKAH: Mufti-e-Azam (Grand Mufti) of Saudi Arabia, Sheikh Abdul Aziz Al Sheikh in his hajj sermon on Saturday said that killing any innocent is forbidden in Islam and Muslims should respect the rights of other Muslims, Geo News reported.
Sheikh Abdul Aziz was delivering the sermon from the historical Nimra Mosque where millions of pilgrims are have gathered to perform the key rituals of hajj.
He urged the Muslims to avoid evil thoughts and action and take guidance from the Holy Quraan and Sunnah. He said that Muslims should be united and they should be mutually helpful.
He said that Muslim governments should prevent crimes, injustice and poverty. They should not use weapons against their own people, instead the rulers should act in accordance with the Sharia.
Sheikh Abdul Aziz said that Shariah guides economic transactions as well and Islam has forbidden interest therefore the business community should try to get rid of its menace.
Shedding light on the importance of hajj, he said that it cleanses all evils that a man commits in his lifetime.
He urged the channels of the Muslim countries to play their role and build character as global media is bent on damaging Muslim society.