Kuwait- Imams in Europe conclude conf. by sending a message of peace

(MENAFN- Kuwait News Agency (KUNA)) BRUSSELS, Nov 25 (KUNA) -- A one-day conference of Imams from European countries ended in Brussels tonight by highlighting the message of peace that the Holy Quran sends to humanity.

"The main message that emerged from today's conference is that the Quran is behind a culture of peace," said Khaled Hajji, President of the administration of European Council of Moroccan Ulema (Islamic scholars) which organised the conference.

"It has contributed to build a civilisation that has allowed for living together in peace. The Quran can contribute to recover the loss meaning of life in our digital culture nowadays," he said in concluding remarks.

"The Quran calls on us to mediate and extract universal values that would help Muslims in the West to harmonize the relationships between us and the rest of the society," said Hajji, a Moroccan scholar.

He noted that the art of reciting the Quran is not new but has a history of 1,400 years.

The final session of the conference was devoted to the recitation of the Quran by 14 reciters including a woman, from different Muslims countries, residing in Europe. (pickup previous) nk.bs


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