India to host dialogue between Islam, Eastern religions

India to host dialogue between Islam, Eastern religions

NEW DELHI, Jan 29 – India’s national capital, Delhi, will host an international conference to initiate a dialogue between Islam and Eastern religions next month, Iran’s IRNA news agency reported.

The first of its kind dialogue will be inaugurated by Vice President of India Hamid Ansari.

The conference will be held from Feb 20 to 21 at Jamia Millia’s Ansari Auditorium, announced Zafarul-Islam Khan, Chief Organiser at a press conference held at the Press Club of India here.

Speakers at the press conference, including Zafarul-Islam Khan, Pandit NK Sharma, JK Jain (owner, Jain TV), Maulana Abdul Hameed Nomani (Secretary, Jamiat Ulama-e Hind) and Mujtaba Farooq (Secretary, Jamaat-e Islami Hind), lauded this effort.

They said that such an initiative will unify the nation and help bring social cohesion and peace which are needed for the country’s progress so that “it may become a world power and attain the level of development we all dream.”

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