14 September 2022

Qatar Participates in 7th Congress of Leaders of World and Traditional Religions in Kazakhstan

  • Islamic

Nur-Sultan, September 14 (QNA) - The State of Qatar, represented by the Ministry of Endowments and Islamic Affairs, is participating in the 7th Congress of the Leaders of World and Traditional Religions which is being held in Kazakhstan on Wednesday.
The congress will focus on the role of leaders of world and traditional religions in the spiritual and social development of humankind in the post-Covid-19 period.
Qatar's delegation to the Congress is headed by Director of Islamic Affairs Department at the Ministry of Endowments and Islamic Affairs Khalid bin Shaheen Al Ghanim, along with more than 100 delegations from 60 countries representing world and traditional religions.
The leaders of religions participating in the Congress seek to support the spiritual and social development of humanity in the post-pandemic period, based on the role of religions in fostering spiritual and moral values in the modern world, and the role of education and religious enlightenment in enhancing respectful coexistence of religions and cultures, justice and peace, in addition to the contribution of religious leaders and politicians to promoting global interreligious dialogue and peace, resisting extremism, radicalism and terrorism, especially based on religion, and the contribution of women to the well-being and sustainable development of society and the role of religious communities in supporting the social status of women, in an attempt to formulate a common position on pressing issues that concern all humanity.
The Congress is the title of the main dialogue platform on issues related to building a bridge of communication between religions, and a unique event hosted by Kazakhstan once every three years. This confirms Kazakhstan's prominent role in supporting peace, tolerance and dialogue initiatives between leaders and followers of religions, based on the belief in the great role of religious leaders in spreading the voice of moderation to promote dialogue and combat religious intolerance.
Qatar's participation in the Congress comes in line with the civilized and pioneering role it plays in spreading peace, tolerance and moderation in the whole world, and strengthening bridges of mutual respect and coexistence regardless of different religions, cultures and ethnicities. (QNA)


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