PM attends interfaith harmony week ceremony

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AMMAN — Prime Minister Abdullah Ensour on Monday attended a ceremony marking the World Interfaith Harmony Week.

The occasion is observed during the first week of February to share religious teachings about tolerance to correct misconceptions among followers of different faiths.

At the ceremony, organised by the Ministry of Awqaf and Islamic Affairs, speakers highlighted the importance of the occasion and the need to spread a culture of religious harmony.

In October 2010, the UN General Assembly adopted the World Interfaith Harmony Week initiative, proposed by His Majesty King Abdullah.

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