Tehran to Host Int’l Islamic Unity Conference Sunday
- December, 26, 2015 - 16:23
- Society/Culture news
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – The 29th edition of the International Islamic Unity Conference will open in Tehran on Sunday morning with hundreds of Shiite and Sunni scholars as well as ministers of Muslim countries in attendance.
The current crises facing the Islamic world are the main subjects to be discussed in the international event, which will start its work on Sunday and last until Tuesday.
Attendees at the conference include educated Muslim figures, ministers of Islamic countries, clerics, scholars and representatives of scientific and cultural circles from Iran and across the world.
The main purpose of the event 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.
The gathering will also focus on problems that have beset the Islamic world, particularly the threat posed by the Takfiri thoughts and sectarianism.
Participants are also planned to discuss the issue of Palestine, propose solutions to settle its problems and adopt a common stance on the issue.