The international cultural event will kick off on August 3 in Jakarta and run for four days, according to El-Balad news website.
The Muslim Council of Elders will attend the book fair with the works it has published in Quranic and Islamic fields as well as on such themes as enhancing peace and coexistence, countering hate, racism and prejudice, and promoting humanitarian values.
‘Love in the Holy Quran’ by Ghazi al-Hashemi, “Will East and West Unite?” by Mohamed Arafa, “With God” by Sheikh Mohamed Ghazali, “Religious Thought and Contemporary Issues” by Mahmoud Hamdi Zaqzouq, and “Fatwa, Its Regulations, and Responsibility of Mufti and Enquirer” by Ahmed Mubid Abdul Karim, are among the books the council will offer at the exhibition.
Its pavilion will also take part in a number of cultural seminars at the book fair on countering Islamophobia, role of the Arabic language in serving Islamic Sharia, role of youths in protecting the environment, and human dimensions of the Islamic civilization.
The Muslim Council of Elders is an independent international organization that was established in Ramadan 1435 Hijri (July, 2014) to promote peace in Muslim communities.
The council, which is headed by the Sheikh of Al-Azhar Islamic Center, seeks to unite Muslim scholars, experts and dignitaries who are known for their wisdom, sense of justice, independence and moderateness, according to its website.