Tablighi Jamaat banned in Saudi Arabia, tagged as 'one of the gates of terrorism'
Dubai : Saudi Arabia has imposed a ban on Tablighi Jamaat, calling it a "danger to society" and "one of the gates of terrorism".
The country’s Minister of Islamic Affairs announced the development on social media directing the mosques to warn people against associating with them during the Friday sermon.
"His Excellency the Minister of Islamic Affairs, Dr.#Abdullatif Al_Alsheikh directed the mosques` preachers and the mosques that held Friday prayer temporary to allocate the next Friday sermon 5/6/1443 H to warn against (the Tablighi and Da`wah group) which is called (Al Ahbab)," tweeted Saudi Arabia`s Ministry of Islamic Affairs.
The government has also asked mosques to make people aware about it and also the dangers associated with it.
Minister Dr Abdullatif Al Al-Sheikh also directed that the should include a declaration of the "misguidance, deviation and danger of this group" and note that it is one of the "gates of terrorism, even if they claim otherwise."
In addition, it should mention their "most prominent mistakes", that they are a "danger to society" and issue a statement that "affiliation with partisan groups, including (the Tablighi and Da`wah Group) is prohibited in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia."