TWMCC Organises a Virtual Lecture Entitled 'Senegal.. an African Model of Peaceful Coexistence, Tolerance and Interreligious Dialogue'

  • 2023-Feb-08

The World Muslim Communities Council organised a virtual lecture by Sheikh Ahmed Salem Jing, Secretary-General of the Federation of Islamic Organisations in West African States, entitled 'Senegal African Model of Peaceful Coexistence, Tolerance and Interreligious Dialogue', on Sunday 5 February.

Sheikh Ahmed Salem Jing said that Senegal is a model of peaceful coexistence between religions in Africa.

He added that Muslims represent 95% of Senegal's population of 18 million, and the majority of Muslims in Senegal belong to Sufi orders.

Sheikh Ahmed Salem Jing noted that there were an exchanged visits between Muslims and church members in Senegal on an ongoing basis and all occasions.

'The Sufi orders succeeded in bringing together all the spectra in Senegal, resolving the crisis and preserving the stability of the country', he added.

He hailed UAE efforts in supporting and spreading tolerance and peaceful coexistence between all.

TWMCC is an international non-governmental organisation, that was established on 8 May, 2018, in Abu Dhabi. It includes more than 900 Islamic organisations and institutions from 142 countries. It is a think tank for helping organisations and associations operating in Muslim communities, renewing their thinking, improving their performance, and coordinating its joint work.


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