President of the Global Council for Tolerance and Peace meets community leaders and religious organizations in Mozambique
The President of the Global Council for Tolerance and Peace, His Excellency Ahmed bin Mohamed Al Jarwan, held a meeting with the leaders of the Forum of Cults and Religious Organizations in Mozambique, under the auspices of the Mozambican Parliament, in the Permanent Committee Hall of Parliament in Maputo.
The meeting aimed to foster efforts to spread the values of tolerance inherent in various religions, correct misconceptions among young people, and ways to fight hatred and intolerance.
The meeting was attended by the Speaker of the International Parliament for Tolerance and Peace, H.E. Al Zubair Mohamed Ahmed, the Chargé d’Affaires of the UAE Embassy to Mozambique, H.E. Saeed Balamran, Member of the International Parliament for Tolerance and Peace, H.E. Eduardo Mulimbui, the Deputy National Director for Religious Affairs at the Ministry of Justice, Constitutional and Religious Affairs, Ms. Josina Masiya, the President of the Anglican Church of Mozambique, Bishop Karlush. Matsigi, the President of the Christian Council of Mozambique, Rev. Rodriguez Dambo, the President of the Bahai Community, Mr. Batua Brahu, the Representative of the Church of the Gospel Service in Action, Ms. Anchla Simangu, the Representative of the Orthodox Church, Rev. Christo Setwe, the Representative of the Maputo Province Churches, Pastor Alfredo Kuna, the President of Peace Organization, Mr. Mohamed Jamait, and the representative of civil society organizations and some other sects, Mr. Guimaranche Lukas.
The meeting covered the means of cooperation between the Global Council for Tolerance and Peace and the religious institutions in Mozambique in order to enhance efforts to spread a culture of tolerance and peace and establish a forum for communication between Portuguese-speaking countries.
During the meeting, it was agreed to issue a statement expressing common visions to work toward spreading the culture of tolerance and peace, preventing the exploitation of erroneous concepts of religion for goals that contradict the values of peace and coexistence, confronting all forms of intellectual extremism and commitment to moderation, fighting discrimination based on religion or sect, and strengthening the spirit of human fraternity that bring people together.