ISLAMABAD: A delegation of world-renowned Islamic specialists and students just lately paid a go to to the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Area on the invitation of the native authorities, Chinese language international ministry spokesperson Wang Wenbin stated on Friday.
Led by Chairman of World Muslim Communities Council, Ali Rashid Al Nuaimi, the visiting group composed of greater than 30 members from 14 international locations, together with the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Egypt, Saudi Arabia, Indonesia, Bahrain, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Mauritania, Tunisia, South Sudan and Serbia, he stated throughout his common briefing held at Worldwide Press Heart (IPC).
Through the journey, the delegation visited Urumqi, Altay and Kashgar, noticed an exhibition on counter-terrorism and de-radicalization and visited mosques, the Xinjiang Islamic Institute, native corporations and previous streets and cities.
In addition they visited Uyghur households, prayed along with native Muslims at a mosque and took part with locals in a workshop on rural revitalization and poverty alleviation, he added.
The spokesperson knowledgeable that members of the delegation stated they had been deeply impressed by Xinjiang’s achievement in growth and stability over the previous decade.
They noticed a protected, affluent and secure Xinjiang the place Muslims can freely train their ethnic and non secular rights, and folks from all ethnic backgrounds stay in concord as equals.
The Chinese language authorities has made huge efforts to guard Xinjiang’s multi-ethnic tradition. China’s counter-terrorism and de-radicalization insurance policies have been very profitable and delivered advantages to folks of all ethnic teams.
Wang stated that members of the delegation stated that what they noticed in Xinjiang is solely completely different from what has been painted by some media, and the accusations towards Xinjiang’s human rights scenario and so-called Uyghur cultural genocide are nothing however distortion of information. The Islamic civilization and the Chinese language civilization have interacted with one another amicably all through the ages.
They members of the delegation expressed readiness to deepen cooperation between the Islamic world and China and firmly assist China’s place on Xinjiang-related points, he added.
“Seeing is believing. Folks can inform proper from flawed. The expertise of the world-renowned Islamic non secular figures in Xinjiang as soon as once more exhibits that fact is not going to be hidden by lies, and those that search to smear China by manipulating Xinjiang-related points is not going to have their approach,” they commented.
The spokesperson stated that China welcomes pals from all international locations to go to Xinjiang and expertise first-hand Xinjiang’s social stability, financial prosperity, ethnic concord and freedom of perception.