32nd Intl. Islamic Unity Conference kicks off

MNA – The 32nd International Islamic Unity Conference opened in Tehran on Saturday and will continue through Monday (Nov. 26).

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani is addressing the inaugural ceremony, with a focus on the achievements of the Islamic Republic during the past 40 years.

Over 350 scholars, religious thinkers, ministers of the Islamic countries, professors of universities and other scientific and cultural figures from 100 countries have attended the three-day event.

The International Islamic Unity Conference aims at laying the ground for unity and solidarity in the Islamic World and unity among scholars in order to achieve proximity among their scientific and cultural viewpoints. Another objective of the conference is to address the Muslims’ problems, provide appropriate solutions to them, and take a joint stance against them.

The conference is held every year during the Islamic Unity week in Tehran; it is organized by the World Forum for Proximity of Islamic Schools of Thought.