International conference 'Year of Islamic Solidarity' opens in Baku
'2017- Year of Islamic Solidarity: Interfaith and Intercultural Dialogue' international conference opened at the Heydar Aliyev Center in Baku today.
Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev attended the opening ceremony of the conference.
Co-organized by the Caucasus Muslims Office and the State Committee on Work with Religious Organizations, the conference marked the completion of the Year of Islamic Solidarity.
Participants in the conference included state, religious figures and scientists from nearly 40 countries, heads and representatives of eight international organizations, special envoys of heads of states of a number of countries, heads of religious communities, members of governments, general public and parliaments, and representatives of the diplomatic corps.