15:43 - May 28, 2014
News ID: 1411878
Approaches to reach mutual understanding of Islam and Christianity will be investigated in a forum to be held by the Iranian Cultural Center in Bosnia and Herzegovina.

According to IQNA’s branch in Europe, the capital city of Sarajevo will host the two-day program on June 10 and 11.

It will be organized in cooperation with the Center for Dialogue among Religions and Civilizations affiliated to the Islamic Culture and Relations Organization.

Promoting dialogue among Muslims and Christians, stressing the importance of mutual understanding and its role in coexistence of religions, methodology of mutual understanding of Islam and Christianity and the necessity of creating a common religious literature between Islam and Christianity are among the objectives of the forum.

There are around 3 million Muslims in Bosnia and Herzegovina, taking into account the large diaspora that had left the country during the Bosnian War in the 1990s. An estimated 1.55 million reside in their native Bosnia and Herzegovina where they constitute 40 percent of the country's overall population

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