Saudi Arabia Turns Spain Into A Meeting Place For Global Dialogue

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Saudi Arabia Turns Spain Into a Meeting Place for Global Dialogue

MADRID, July 16 /PRNewswire-Asianet/--

    - A World Conference on Dialogue to be Held From the 

16th to the 18th of July, 2008 in Madrid by an Invitation From King Abdullah 

Bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud of Saudi Arabia

    - Politicians, Leaders and Representatives From All Over the World 

Travel to Madrid to Discuss This Issue.

    - The King Abdullah Bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud, King of Saudi Arabia and D.

Juan Carlos I, King of Spain Today Inaugurate This Meeting Place for Global


    Madrid has become the venue for the World Conference for

Dialogue which was announced by the King of Saudi Arabia, Abdullah Bin

Abdulaziz Al-Saud, during the International Islamic Conference for Dialogue

held in Mecca on 30th May this year. The convocation, organised by the

General Secretary of the Muslim World League (MWL), is uniting leading

personalities specializing in dialogue and topics such as "life of human

societies, international co-operation, human rights, security and peace and

living peacefully together" in Spain from today till the 18th of July, 2008.

     This international conference targeted the followers and

experts of the three monotheistic Abrahamic world religions (Judaism,

Christianity and Islam) and other creeds. The followers of these religions

meet again in a formal manner to have a dialogue between religious leaders

and secular thinkers and intellectuals. The Spanish King D.Juan Carlos I and

King Abdullah, the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, have inaugurated this

conference today Wednesday 16th of July, 2008.

    Aims and themes of the conference

    - Underline the fact that religion is an important factor in

human societies

    - Contemplate on the success and failures of past experiences

of dialogue among the followers of different faiths and cultures in order to

enhance their positive aspects and avoid their negative aspects in the future


    - Study and analyse the obstacles which might prevent dialogue

from reaching its desired objectives

    - Co-ordinate different efforts at an international level to

counteract emerging challenges arising from negative behaviours which are

incompatible with human nature and universal human values.

    - Strengthen moral values and noble social practices against

licentiousness and anarchy, moral decadency and the disintegration of the


    - Resisting tendencies which promote conflicts between

different peoples culture and nations.

    With the intention to reach these objectives, the World

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Conference on Dialogue deals with five fundamental themes:

    - Dialogue and its religious and civilizational foundations.

    - The significance of dialogue in human society.

    - Common human values in the field of dialogue.

    - Evaluation and improvement of dialogue.

    - Dissemination of the culture of dialogue and co-existence

     Abdullah Bin Abdulmuhsin Al-Turki, General Secretary of the

Muslim World League, affirms that "King Abdullah's initiative has achieved

the unanimous agreement of the Islamic community".

    About World Islamic League

    The World Islamic League is a non-profit non-governmental

Islamic organization, created on 18th May of 1962. It represents the Islamic

people and minorities all over the world and organises cultural and

beneficial activities. Its head office is located in Mecca, Kingdom of Saudi

Arabia, but also has more than 40 offices over all continents.

    The League is a member of the Economic and Social Council of

the United Nations and takes part of the UNESCO and UNICEF. In addition, it is an observing member of the

Organisation of the Islamic Conference.

    - Conferences can be followed on real time in the following


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hesitate to contact us.

    Source: World Conference on Dialogue

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