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Cooperation between Muslims and Buddhists

ICRO Host Muslims-Bhuddists Dialogue

A forum titled "Cooperation between Muslims and Buddhists for Confronting Violence and Extremism" held on December 30 at the Islamic Culture and Relations Organizations head quarter building.

According to the public relations office of the Islamic Culture and Relations Organization (ICRO), the interfaith dialogue was organized by the Organizations Center for Dialogue among Religions and Civilizations.

Religious leaders and eminent intellectuals from Sri Lanka, Myanmar and Thailand as well as Iranian Muslim scholars participated at the program.

Ebrahim Abuzar Torkaman, chief of ICRO, Seyyed Mostafa Mohaqqeq Damad, head of the Islam Department of Irans Academyof Sciences, Hojat-ol-Islam Abul Hasan Navvab, president of the University of Religions and Denominations, Hassan Bulkhari, dean of the Faculty of Arts at Tehran University and Ali Mohammad Helmi, head of the Center of Dialogue among Religions and Civilizations, Galagama Dhammaransi Thera, advisor to Sri Lankan president, Ashin Nyanissara, Chancellor of Sitagu International Buddhist Academy and Pattanakit from Thailand were among the figures of this event.

"The role of religious leaders in development of spiritual and ethical virtues", "Muslis-Buddhists cooperation; challenges and solutions" and "invitations in Islam and Buddhism to be moderate and avoid violence and extremism" were some of the topics which were discussed by the scholars.


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