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Image President of the Republic of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev

"Today, the ancient Kazakh land is honored to invite the leaders and high representatives of the world and traditional religions for dialogue between civilizations and religions".

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List of the participants of the II Session of the Council of Religious Leaders Print E-mail

 

June 10, 2015

 

Palace of Peace and Accord,

 

“Besik” Hall, 8th floor

 

1.        

Nursultan Nazarbayev

President of the Republic of Kazakhstan

2.        

Kassym-Jomart Tokayev

Head of the Secretariat of the Congress of the Leaders of World and Traditional religions

 

 

Representatives of Islam:

3.        

Dr.Abdulrahman Abdullah al-Zaid

Assistant Secretary General of the Muslim World League

4.        

Ayatollah Sheikh Mohsen Araghi

Secretary General of the World Forum for Proximity of Islamic Schools of Thought

5.        

Yerzhan Mayamerov

Supreme Mufti of Kazakhstan, Chairman of the Spiritual Directorate of Kazakhstan's Muslims

 


Representatives of Christianity:

6.        

Jean-Louis Tauran

President of the Pontifical Council for Interreligious Dialogue Cardinal

7.        

Pavel

Metropolitan of Minsk and Zaslavl, Patriarchal Exarch of All Belarus

8.        

Munib Younan

President of the Lutheran World Federation

9.        

Richard Atkinson

The Bishop of Bedford, Representative of the Church of England

 


 

Representatives of Judaism:

10.   

Yitzhak Yosef

Sephardi Chief Rabbi of Israel

 

 

Representatives of Buddhism:

11.   

Zong Xing

Deputy Chairman of the Buddhist Association of China

12.   

PhallopThaiarry

Secretary General of the World Fellowship of Buddhists

 


Representatives of Hinduism:

13.   

Samir Shantilal Somaiya

President of the Institutes for Hinduism and Inter-religious Dialogue

 

Representative of Taoism:

 

14.            

 

Tang Chengqing

Deputy Chairman of the Taoist Association of China

 


 

Representative of Shintoism:

15.   

Tanenori Terai

Managing Director of the Association of Shinto Shrines Jinja Honcho

 


 

Representative of Zoroastrianism:

16.   

Homi Burjor Dhalla

Founder and President of Cultural Foundation of the Zarathustra World

 

 

 
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The four sides of our Palace are oriented to the four sides of the world. In some sense this construction embodies independent Kazakhstan that friendly embraces all people of all nations and practicing different religions.

N.Nazarbayev

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