About Muslim World League
The Muslim World League (MWL, or Rabita from Rabita al-Alam al-Islami) is one of the largest Islamic non-governmental organizations. Muslim religious figures from 22 countries founded it in Mecca in 1962.
The current Secretary General is Dr. Abdullah bin Abdul Mohsin Al-Turki. According to various sources, the MWL is financed by various Muslim countries but major funding comes from the Saudi-Arabian government.It is managed by two major offices: the office of the Secretary General and The Constituent Council. The council is comprised of 60 members where each country is represented by two members; membership is voluntary.
The League has eight different bodies with various functions;
*Holy Quran Memorization International Organization
*International Islamic Organization for Education
*Makkah Al-Mukarramah Charity Foundation for Orphans
*Al Haramain & Al-Aqsa Mosque Foundation
*The International Islamic Relief Organization
*Commission on Scientific Signs in the Quran and Sunnah
*The World Supreme Council for Mosques
*The Fiqh (Islamic Jurisprudence) Council.
The League states its functions and objectives as advocating the application of the rules of the Shariah either by individuals, groups or states. Coordinating the efforts of Islamic preachers the world over. Developing methods of the propagation of Islam in accord with the dictate of the Quran and the Sunnah. Upgrading the productivity of the Mass-Media, Islamic propagation, education and culture. Holding symposia, rehabilitation and refresher courses. Bringing intellectuals and opinion leaders together during the pilgrimage season with the aim of fostering closer relations among them, and urging them to develop practical methods of raising the standard of Muslims in the world. Overseeing the activities of the Fiqh Council and Lending it the support it needs to find Islamic solutions to contemporary problems.Promote activities that aim at spreading the Arabic language and raise the standard of teaching it both to Arabs and non-Arabs. Setting up branch offices as well as Islamic centers to serve the purpose of Islam.Extending urgent relief to Muslims affected by war and natural disasters. Making the activities and construction of mosques more effective.