Emirates News Agency – The World Council of Muslim Communities will hold its international conference the day after tomorrow in Abu Dhabi to discuss the great Muslim question

  • The World Council of Muslim Communities will hold its international conference the day after tomorrow in Abu Dhabi to discuss the great Muslim question

ABU DHABI, May 6 / WAM / Under the generous patronage of His Excellency Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Tolerance and Coexistence, and coinciding with the fourth anniversary of its foundation, the World Council of Muslim Communities will hold its international conference on the eighth and ninth of this month, with the participation of delegations from more than 150 countries from all regions of the world, to discuss and discuss the theme of “Islamic Unity… Concept, Opportunities and Challenges” at the National Exhibition from Abu Dhabi Center.

In his speech to announce the launch of the conference, His Excellency Dr. Ali Rashid Al Nuaimi, Chairman of the Council, said that the issue of “Islamic unity” is one of the most important issues that has dominated the Muslim mind . since the beginning of the last century, pointing out that the issue of Islamic unity in the modern era began as an intellectual issue with the independence movements of Western colonialism, and sparked the imagination of writers, intellectuals and thinkers. With the entry of the Islamic world into the post-colonial phase and the accompanying fundamental changes in its political, social and intellectual components, and with the rise of political parties adopting Islam as an ideology to gain power, the concept of Islamic unity is already not so clear and clear; What the first had, which is that it is a moral and religious unity that brings together individuals and societies, and does not exclude their affiliation with several different countries and homelands, where cooperation and exchange take place to achieve the interests of the Muslim person. and improve their livelihood.

Al-Nuaimi added that the Islamic unity created a pioneering civilization that helped push humanity forward in great strides and forged a civilized and social unity of the nation that includes diverse and multiple cultural patterns; But it is organized in the context of a single great civilization whose features are defined by the great contributions it made to humanity in the sciences, arts, literature, philosophy, architecture, astronomy, mathematics, medicine, music…etc

Emphasizing that this civilizing unity, which spanned several centuries, and in constant expansion to embrace peoples and cultures, and adopt their sciences and arts, presented to the world a nation of pluralism, coexistence and assimilation of the other, and continuous dialogue with the religiously opposed to it, which culminates in the cultural exchange by giving and receiving, and by the inclusion, adoption and assimilation of cultures, societies, traditions and customs.

He explained that based on these distant and near historical events, and in an effort to achieve deep, broad and complex historical roots, the International Conference of the World Council of Muslim Communities will be held, entitled “Islamic Unity: Concept, Opportunities and Challenges” , during the period from May 8 to 9, 2022, to discuss the reality of Islamic Historical unity and its manifestations in various fields of life, and its role in building a human civilization that was the basis of global civilization modern and its original tributary to all sciences and arts Historical played by the fact of Islamic unity.

In order to reach the essence of the reality of Islamic unity in its constructive historical image and in its future images that will advance Muslim societies, the conference will discuss within 100 scientific papers, keynote speeches and a lecture on all issues related to Islamic unity. , whether its origins in the Qur’an, the Sunnah, jurisprudence, and its contributions to the development and progress of religious sciences and humanity, nature, the arts, and literature, or in the contributions of Islamic unity to the development and development of Muslim societies and the eradication of poverty in them and the advancement of education and scientific research, or to deal with the challenges faced by Muslim societies, be it extremism and violence, or intolerance, partisanship and sectarianism. Through 105 speakers representing all countries where there are Muslims, occupying various religious, political and scientific centers, including heads of state, ministers, muftis, academics, university rectors, deans, professors, experts, thinkers, researchers and artists.

Wam/Islam Al-Hussein

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