Tashkent (UNA-OIC) – The Chairman of the Board of N. Nazarbayev Center for the Development of Interfaith and Inter-Civilization Dialogue, Bulat Sarsenbayev, and the Director of the Center for Islamic Civilization under the Cabinet of Ministers of the Republic of Uzbekistan, Shoazim Minovarov, signed a memorandum of mutual cooperation on Wednesday.
The purpose of concluding the memorandum is the implementation of interaction in the field of inter-civilizational and interfaith dialogue, the development of the principles of tolerance and harmony, Kazinform reported citing the N. Nazarbayev Center’s press service.
The parties reached an agreement on the mutual exchange of experience and practice in the development of interreligious dialogue, as well as the organization of meetings, events, forums and summits on the territory of the two states on issues of mutual interest. Both sides recognize that a fundamental condition for the sustainable development of the world is dialogue, mutual respect, and friendship between representatives of different faiths, ethnic groups and cultures.
Chairman of the Board of the N. Nazarbayev Center Bulat Sarsenbayev noted the ever-growing role of the religious and scientific-expert community in the development of fundamental, applied, research projects in the field of confessional relations of countries, and also stressed the importance of exchanging experience in strengthening interreligious tolerance, expanding cooperation between the two fraternal countries.