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Indonesia Celebrates World Interfaith Harmony Week 7 February , 2011

JAKARTA, Feb 7 (Bernama) — Hundreds of adherents of different faiths all over the country celebrated World Interfaith Harmony Week at the Senayan indoor stadium here on Sunday, Antara news agency reported.

“The event is the formal agenda of the United Nations aimed at campaigning for the importance of harmonious life among adherents of different faiths,” Chairman of the Presidium of the Inter-Religious Council (IRC) for Indonesia Prof Dr Din Syamsuddin said in his address to the event.

Din said the event also served as a means to gather interfaith figures to address a myriad of social problems facing the nation. READ MORE

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