Ahmadiyya Times: India; Press Statement : New Delhi: Leaders belonging to different faiths praised Ahmadiyya Muslim Community’s effort to promote Peace in society during the one day Peace Symposium held here on Saturday.
The Symposium on Pluralism and Tolerance saw participation from different sections of society including academicians, politicians, media-persons, students, businessmen, social workers and bureaucrats.
The symposium saw representations from all major religions.
Addressing the gathering, Swami Shantamanda Ji, President Ramakrishna Mission Delhi appreciated the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community’s efforts to promote communal harmony and peace saying there is a need to highlight the similarities in different religions to promote peace.
Speaking on the same theme, Rev. Father Babu Joseph, Spokesperson Catholic Bishops Conference of India said that diversity and pluralism in society must be celebrated in order to attain peace.
Syed Mahmood Ahmad, President Ahmadiyya Muslim Community, Kolkata spoke on the Islamic view of Peace saying that Islam never monopolizes truth. Syed Ahmad said that the Holy Quran lays great stress on respecting people belonging to different faiths to establish peace.