Muslims of Europe Conference to be addressed by Dr Tahir-ul-Qadri

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An international two day conference is taking place in Istanbul, Turkey on the 1st and 2nd of July 2006. The focus of Muslims of Europe Conference is to address issues such as combating extremism, citizenship, identity, faith and its public role. Also to address the problems Muslims are facing in becoming part of European society and to address the misperceptions that some in Europe have about the implications of welcoming a Muslim presence in Europe.
02-07-2006 An international two day conference is taking place in Istanbul, Turkey on the 1st and 2nd of July 2006. The focus of Muslims of Europe Conference is to address issues such as combating extremism, citizenship, identity, faith and its public role. Also to address the problems Muslims are facing in becoming part of European society and to address the misperceptions that some in Europe have about the implications of welcoming a Muslim presence in Europe. The lecture of Shaykh-ul-Islam Dr. Muhammad Tahir-ul-Qadri will be the final key note lecture of the conference today (02nd July 2006), who was specifically invited as one of the leading Islamic authorities and founder of the largest Muslims organization Minhaj-ul-Quran International (MQI) that has a large network in mainland Europe and UK. Dr Tahir-ul-Qadri, who is a prolific scholar and thinker authored the paper ‘A call to prevent a clash of civilization’ as a reply to the caricature issue, will focus on the integration of Muslims in the West as well as how Muslim leaders and intellectuals and Muslims in general can contribute towards combating extremism and increase their public role. He will also address to the European Governments to understand the Islamic faith from its true perspective. Some of the other figures attending the conference are Shaykh Abdallah Bin Bayyah, Shaykh Yousef Al Qaradawi, Shaykh Hamza Yusuf, Prof. Tariq Ramadan, Professor Ihsanoglu-Secretary General of the OIC, Grand Mufti of Bosnia Mustafa Ceric, Shaykh Abdal Hakim Murad and Yusuf Islam. http://www.muslimsofeurope.com/program.php [ENDS] For further information, please contact the Media Secretary of MQI Shahid Mursaleen on 07970705927.