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More - THE AGA KHAN'S HISTORIC SYRIA VISIT - 2001-11-04

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Sunday, 2001, November 4
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Vice President Abdel Hallim Khaddam received here Sunday Ismaelite Moslems spiritual leader, Prince Kareem Agha Khan. Talks dealt with the importance of studying culture and the Islamic legacy and with boosting coopeartion between peoples of the Islamic World.Also, the Republic's Mufti Sheikh Ahmad Keftaro received the Prince Agha Khan.
Talks during the meeting dealt with the current international situation and tolerance of the Islam religion and Islam call for intimacy and peace between peoples of the world. They asserted that Islam is religion of the high values, fraternity and intimacy.
Later on, the Prince met separately in his residence, Ministers of Education, Mahmoud Al-Sayed, Finance, Mohammad Khaled Al-Mahayni, Tourism, Qassem Meqddad, and Culture, Maha Qunout. Talks dealt with ways of developing cooperation relations between these Ministries and foundation of Agha Khan for development.
M.Abdo / G.A.Hassoun
Khaddam reçoit l'émir Karim Agha Khan
Damas-4-11-Sana
M.Abdel Halim Khaddam, vice-président de la République, a reçu ce soir l'émir Karim Agha Khan, guide spirituel des musulmans ismaïlites dans le monde.
L'entretien a porté sur l'importance de l'étude de la culture et du patrimoine islamiques, ainsi que sur le renforcement de la coopération entre les peuples du monde islamique.
L'Emir Agha Khan avait rencontré aujourd'hui le mufti de la République cheikh Ahmad Kiftaro et visité la Mosquée des Omayyades.
Damas novembre 2001
R.J. / R.B.


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