The Islamic University of Rotterdam has been part of the 7th Doha Interfaith Conference 2009 between 22-23 October
Minister of State for Foreign Affairs H.E. Ahmed bin Abdullah Al Mahmoud opened Tuesday morning the 7th Doha Conference on Interfaith Dialogue, which kicked off this year under the slogan” Human Solidarity”. Addressing the opening session, H.E. the Minister said the conference has became a notable event that practically represents Qatar, under the wise leadership of H.H. the Emir Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa al Thani, as a believer in the significance of solidarity among religions, which certainly help maintain world peace and security. ”” Believing in god, worshiping him and constructing earth is the key to the human pleasure and peace””, H.E. the Minister said. The conference will basically focus on the solidarity among religions required to face the current humanity issues, H.E. al Mahmoud noted.
More than 170 scholars representing Islam, Christianity and Judaism will discuss issues related to human solidarity during the seventh Conference on Interfaith Dialogue beginning in Doha on October 20, officials said yesterday 11 Oct 2009. Among them there was the rector of Islamic University Prof. Akgunduz and Secretary General of Islamic Conference Organization Prof. Ekmeluddin Ihsanoglu.