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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 participants of the XVI session of the Secretariat of the Congress of the Leaders of World and Traditional Religions Print E-mail
Astana, May 18, 2017
Representatives of Islam
 
1.    
Abdelrahman Moussa
Advisor for International Affairs to the Grand Imam of Al-Azhar
 
2.    
Ghahraman Soleimani
Deputy Head of the Organization of Culture and Islamic Relations of the Islamic Republic of Iran 
 
3.    
Monqith Mahmood al-Sakkar
Advisor of the Department of International Organizations and Conferences of the Muslim World League
 
4.    
Abdullah Fahadal -Lheedan
Adviser to the Minister of Islamic Affairs, Endowment, Da’wah and Guidance of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
 
5.    
Muhammad Zia-ul-Haq
Director General of the Institute for the Islamic Research of the International Islamic University in Islamabad
 
6.    
GoudaBasyouny
President of the Egypt University of Islamic Culture Nur-Mubarak
 
7.    
Mohammed Dahlwy
Director of Dialogue of Alliance & Civilizations of MFA of KSA
 
8.    
Mohammad Reza Nazeri
Head of the Second Department of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Islamic Republic of Iran
 
Representatives of Christianity
 
9.    
Emmanuel Adamakis
Metropolitan of France,Exarch of Europe, Representative of His All-Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew
 
10.            
Khaled Akasheh
Bureau Chief for Islam, Pontifical Council for Interreligious Dialogue of the Holy See
 
11.            
RichardAtkinson
Bishop of Bedford, the Church of England
 
12.            
Dimitry Safonov
Executive Secretary of the Interreligious Council of Russia, Secretary for Interreligious Relations of the Moscow Patriarchate
 
13.            
Markos Hovhannisyan
 
Bishop, Primate of the Armenian Diocese of Ukraine, the Armenian Church
14.            
Yuriy Novgorodov
Representative of the Lutheran World Federation, Bishop of the Åvangelical Lutheran Church in Kazakhstan
 
 
Representative of Judaism
 
15.            
Eli Havlin
Representative of the Ashkenazi Chief Rabbi of Israel
 
Representatives of Buddhism
 
16.            
HuXuefeng
Deputy Chairman of the Buddhist Association of China
 
17.            
Byambajav Khunkhur
Da Lama of the GandanTegchenling Monastery
 
18.            
Anil Sakya
Rector of the World Buddhist University
 
19.            
Yang Ki-Hoon
Permanent representative of the Jogye Order of Korean Buddhism in Central Asia
 
20.            
ShiChangzang
Deputy Secretary-General of the Buddhist Association of China
 
21.            
WangLi
Deputy Head of the International Department of the Buddhist Association of China
 
22.            
FangYouhai
Deputy Secretary-General of the Buddhist Association of Beijing
 
Representatives of Taoism
 
23.            
Hu Chenglin
Deputy Chairman of the Taoist Association of China
 
24.            
Yan Chzhoutin
Monk, Taoist Academy
 
 
RepresentativesofSintoism
 
25.            
Katsuji Iwahashi
Head of the International Section, Japan Association of Shinto Shrines, Jinja Honcho
 
26.            
Megumi Abe
Officer of the International Section, Japan Association of Shinto Shrines, Jinja Honcho
 
Representatives of Hinduism
 
27.            
KalaDhananjayAcharya
Director of the Indian Culture Centre “K.J.SomaiyaBharatiyaSanskritiPeetham”
 
28.            
Pathak Prachi Yogesh
Assistant Professor at the Indian Culture Centre “K.J.SomaiyaBharatiyaSanskritiPeetham”
 
Representative of international organization
 
29.            
Matthew Hodes
Director of the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations
 
Guests of the XVI Session of the Secretariat
 
30.            
Rashid Ahmed Al Teneiji
Adviser to the Minister of State for Tolerance of the United Arab Emirates, Executive Director of the National Program for Tolerance
 
31.            
Ahmad Khalfan Al Mansoori
Secretary General for Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Award for World Peace (MRWAP)
 
32.            
Phichai Tovivich
Secretary General of the Office of the World Peace Envoy, President of the International Religious Federation for Peace of Thailand
 
33.            
Khalifa Al-Dhaheri
ExecutiveDirector,MUATAcenter
 
 
Representatives of religious organizations of Kazakhstan
 
 
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  • Palace of Peace and Accord

 
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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