Al-Issa emphasised the importance of strengthening the alliance, explaining that every civilization has its own identity. (SPA)
June 16, 2023
- The session was attended by President of the UN General Assembly Csaba Korosi
NEW YORK: Dr. Mohammed Al-Issa, secretary-general of the Muslim World League and chairman of the Organization of Muslim Scholars, inaugurated at UN Headquarters in New York the “Building Bridges of Understanding and Peace Between East and West” initiative.
The session was attended by President of the UN General Assembly Csaba Korosi, UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed, High Representative for the UN Alliance of Civilizations Miguel Moratinos and Special Adviser on Multiculturalism and Religions at the UN Arthur Wilson.
In his opening speech, Al-Issa stressed the importance of strengthening the alliance, saying that each civilization has its own identity whose right to exist must be understood.