Maulana Arshad Madani addresses inter-religious symposium in Austria

Vienna: President Jamiat Ulama-i-Hind, Maulana Arshad Madani called for a collective effort to end hate and religious extremism from the world. He claimed that no religion teaches killing, extremism, violence and hate. He was addressing a symposium at Austria’s capital Vienna.

King Abdullah bin Abdul Aziz International Center for Interreligious and Intercultural Dialogue (KAICIID) is holding the Global Dialogue Symposium on Neighbors’ Rights in Vienna. Witnesses to violent conflict in Syria and Iraq shared their experiences at the global forum.

The Global Dialogue Symposium on Neighbors’ Rights was held to celebrate the UN’s World Interfaith Harmony Week.

The forum urged people to perform their neighbourly duties, practice respect and compassion, build bridges for peaceful communication, and celebrate human values.

Maulana Madani is the only religious leader from the Indo-Pak subcontinent to be invited for the symposium.