Jordan participates in an interfaith event in Indonesia

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Jakarta, Feb. 15 (Petra)-Jordan’s Ambassador to Indonesia Walid Al Hadid took part in the Dialogue among Religions and Civilizations ceremony to celebrate the World Interfaith Harmony Week, held at the Jakarta Convention Center.

The ceremony, organized by the Office of the Indonesian President’s Special Envoy, M.Din Syamsuddin, who said this event is in line with His Majesty King Abdullah II initiative launched in September 2010 to celebrate the World Interfaith Harmony Week annually, which was adopted by the United Nation General Assembly in October 2010.

The gathering was attended by representatives of the six officially recognized religions in Indonesia: Islam, Christianity (Protestantism), Catholicism, Hinduism, Buddhism and Confucianism.