International Conference for Dialogue starts in Madrid on Wednesday 2 Madrid

الجمعة 1429/7/8 هـ الموافق 2008/07/11 م واس
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The Secretary General of the MWL Dr. Abdullah bin Abdulmohsen Al-Turki said all matters related to the conference: topics to be discussed, participants, and attendees have all been well set according to instructions of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques.
In a statement to Saudi Press Agency, he said "The Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques feels the problems experienced by people of the world of today, the troubles in the moral sphere, family, being non-religious, and conflict among peoples, societies and civilizations; hence the monarch has been concerned about the issue of dialogue and come out with this distinguished initiative, endorsed by the Islamic International Conference for Dialogue of Makkah, and recommended the convening of next week's conference, which expected to be a distinct shift in the course of dialogue.
Al-Turki stated that the conference will not interfere in religious and political issues but will focus on the common factors shared by followers of divine religions and different oriental cultures.
He considered the conference as a comprehensive gathering that accommodates dialogue of civilizations and cultures, focuses on common issues and lays the platform for future dialogue through the themes to be addressed in the meetings, namely the controls and concepts of dialogue; humanitarian common factors; past obstacles of dialogue and ways to overcome them; and the impact of dialogue on human life.