Bahrain to Host Japan-Islamic Dialogue Seminar
Bahraini foreign minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Mubarak al-Khalifa is due to patronize a seminar on the issue of cultural dialogue between the Islamic world and Japan scheduled to be held in Manama between March 12-13.
Assistant secretary general of research finance at the Bahraini studies and Research center, Dr. Fuad al-Rumaih, told the Al-Ayam daily that the central aim of the seminar is to encourage cultural dialogue between Japanese and Islamic intellectuals.
The seminar is organized with the cooperation of the foreign ministries from the two countries and the Bahraini studies and research center.
Al-Rumaih added that the seminar would include topics of discussion such as "the coexistence of Islam and Japan " by a Japanese intellectual and "Japan, Islam and International Relations", by Dr. Ahmad Abu al-Majid from Egypt, "Islam and Globalization" by Dr. Tala Mahjarani from Iran.
Moreover, Dr. al-Rumaih stated that intellectuals from Kuwait, Oman, UAE, Qatar, Egypt, Iran, Jordan, Morocco, Tunisia, Yemen and the Arab League would participate in the seminar as well.
Participants will be separated into workshop groups to review the issues presented throughout the seminar. He added that reports from the workshop discussions and recommendations presented would be published and presented to the participating countries. (Albawaba.com)