Today, Sunday, the Saudi Ministry of Foreign Affairs expressed its denunciation and denunciation of the statements issued by the spokeswoman for the Indian Bharatiya Janat Party, regarding insulting the Prophet Muhammad, peace and blessings be upon him, stressing its permanent rejection of compromising the symbols of the Islamic religion, as well as refusing to prejudice all religious figures and symbols.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs also welcomed the measure taken by the BJP to suspend the spokeswoman, reiterating the Kingdom’s position calling for respect for beliefs and religions.
On Sunday, the ruling party in India announced the suspension of its spokeswoman, against the background of an offensive statement to the Holy Prophet, and expelled another official for the same matter.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) also said it had suspended party spokeswoman Nupur Sharma in response to comments about the Holy Prophet she made during a televised debate.
In a statement on its website, the party added that it respects all religions, saying, “The BJP strongly condemns any religious symbols insulting any religion.”
The hashtag #Except_God_Messenger_O_Modi was issued on the Twitter site in Saudi Arabia and a large number of other Arab countries, against the background of the offensive tweet of the Holy Prophet, demanding the Indian government to apologize publicly.