Rabat - Former French Minister of Culture, Jack Lang, lauded Morocco’s conception of Islam on Sunday.
Rabat – Former French Minister of Culture, Jack Lang, lauded Morocco’s conception of Islam on Sunday.
The French politician, who is currently the President of the Paris Institut du Monde Arabe, made this statement on Sud Radio, two days following the Paris terrorist attacks, which killed 132 people and left over 350 others injured. The attacks claimed the life of one Moroccan and let two wounded.
Invited to address the topic of the danger of foreign funding of Islam in France, Jack Lang hailed Morocco as “very friendly country” and a model of “Islam of enlightenment and peace.”
“Foreign funding come in general from countries that very respectful of an Islam of enlightenment and peace. I refer especially to Morocco. If the conception of the Moroccan Islam were applied nowadays in the whole Islam world, we would live in peace,” Lang said.
King Mohammed VI of Morocco was among the first world leaders to send his condolences to French President Francois Hollande and express his solidarity with the French people and his willingness to cooperate with the French government in the fight against ISIS.
“I offer my most saddened condolences to you, to the innocent victims’ families and to the entire French people as well as my earnest wishes of prompt recovery to the wounded,” King Mohammed VI said in a message sent to the French President on Friday night.
“I would like to condemn in the strongest terms on behalf of the Moroccan people and in my own name these vile terrorist acts and express our full solidarity and support to France and its people in this ordeal,” the Royal message concluded.