31st Int’l Islamic unity summit kicks off in Tehran

31st Int’l Islamic unity summit kicks off in Tehran

The conference came as Muslims are celebrating the Unity Week, which is an annual occasion as a sign of solidarity among different Islamic schools of thought. The birth anniversary of Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) will start this week on Wednesday.

The 31 International Islamic Unity Conference begins in the Iranian capital, Tehran.

The main subjects to be discussed in the three-day international event will revolve around the current crises facing the Muslim nations.

Titled “The Unity and Requirements of the Modern Islamic Civilization”, the gathering is to discuss ways to promote unity and solidarity in the Islamic world and bring closer views of Muslim clerics and scholars’ on diverse religious issues.

 At least 520 dignitaries, ministers, scholars, university professors, and representatives from scientific as well as cultural associations are in attendance.

The event is held annually on the occasion of the birth anniversary of Prophet Muhammad (Peace be upon Him) in an effort to lay the ground for stronger unity and solidarity among Muslims and provide appropriate solutions for their problems.

The three-day summit opened on Tuesday with a speech by Iranian President Hassan Rouhani.

Also the International Union of Muslim Women as well as the International Union of Resistance Scholars will convene on the sidelines of the conference.

The participants in the event are also scheduled to meet Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei on Wednesday. 


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