Greece: Ahmadiyya Interfaith Conference Declares “Manchester Arena Attack — an Attack on Humanity”


Come to a word equal between us and you”.

Greece: Leaders from Religious, Political, Civic & Academic backgrounds condemned the attack in that took place in Manchester on Monday 24th May 2017 in the strongest possible terms during their speeches at the 3rd National Peace Symposium organised by the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community Greece.

The event took place in Divani Caravel Hotel, Athens on 23rd of May 2017. The speakers included Dr. Michalis Marioas, Assistant Professor from the school of Theology in University of Athens, H.E Mr Jan Bondy Ambassador of Czech Republic & Rabbi Gabriel Negrin representing the Jewish Community, Mr. Markos Bolaris Member of Parliament Thessaloniki A & Imam Atta-UlNaseer representing His Holiness Mirza Masroor Ahmad, supreme head of the worldwide Ahmadiyya Muslim Community.

The program started with a recitation from the Holy Qur’an in Arabic by Mr. Waqas Ahmad, Assistant Director for External Affairs of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community Greece followed by the translation in Greek by Mr. SakisKapetanidis, a recent Greek member of the Community. A brief introduction of the community was given by Ms. Eva Afentouli.

The first guest speaker, Assistant Professor Dr. Michalis Marioras, who specialises in Islam, spoke about the activities of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community in Greece & Europe mentioning the need for Muslim community to be well versed in Greek language for better integration.

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