Amman, 20 Feb 2012
The Community Service club organized GJU World Interfaith Harmony Day on 14 February 2012 as part of the World Interfaith Harmony Week, which was first proposed at the UN General Assembly on 23 September 2010 by H.M. King Abdullah II of Jordan.
The President of the Community Service Club, Mr. Ra’ad Haroun, said that this event is aimed at showing the importance of Interfaith Harmony and respect between people from different religions as well as introducing Amman Message and reflecting its vision in clarifying the bright image of Islam and the message of tolerance that the Islamic religion advocates.
The event included a session about religious coexistence in Jordan which was presented by Dr. Amjad Qoursha, who discussed the tolerance of Islam with other religions in addition to the religious harmony and freedom that Jordan promotes.
The session was followed by a visit to the King Hussein Bin Talal Mosque, where the manager of the mosque Mr. Husam Halalmeh explained the importance of the building and its style. The participants also met with to the Imam of the mosque Sheikh Ghaleb Horani, who discussed issues related to youth and religion. At the end of the day, the participants visited the Mosaic Church of Madaba and took a tour in Nebo Mountain.
The participants thanked the Community Service club for organizing this day and ensured that they are looking forward to participate in future events. Noteworthy mentioning that the Community Service club hosted orphans to participate in GJU World Interfaith Harmony Day.