Wahhabism, the conservative strand of Islam widely practised in Saudi Arabia, has been linked with extremism and terrorism, but the king’s visit is also aimed at tackling the perception.

Wahhabism, the conservative strand of Islam widely practised in Saudi Arabia, has been linked with extremism and terrorism, but the king’s visit is also aimed at tackling the perception.

“The challenges that the Muslim community and the world in general faces, like terrorism and the clash of civilizations and the lack of respect for a country’s sovereignty, require us to unite in dealing with these challenges,” he said, as quoted by the Jakarta Post.

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