The "Forum for Promoting Peace in Muslim Societies," in cooperation with the Mauritanian government, organised the first consultative forum for scholars from Sahel countries in the Mauritanian capital, Nouakchott, under the slogan, "An invitation to promote peace, tolerance and national reconciliation."
The forum was held under the patronage of Mohamed Ould Ghazouani, President of Mauritania, and chaired by Sheikh Abdullah bin Bayyah, Chairman of the UAE Fatwa Council and President of the Forum for Promoting Peace in Muslim Societies.
The forum was attended by ministers, religious leaders, and heads of Islamic universities in the region’s countries.
In his speech, Sheikh Abdullah bin Bayyah affirmed that the work of the Forum for Promoting Peace in Muslim Societies is based on the UAE’s vision and conviction that there is no future for humanity except through peace and harmony, adding that coexistence is the only option in the region and the world, according to reason, experience and humanity.
‘Forum for Promoting Peace in Muslim Societies’ organises consultative forum for scholars from Sahel region in Mauritania