Minister Evarist Bartolo meets with a delegation from the Steering Committee of the World Islamic Call Society (WICS)

Reference Number: 29012021, Press Release Issue Date: Jan 29, 2021
 
The Minister for Foreign and European Affairs, the Hon. Evarist Bartolo, met with a delegation from the Steering Committee of the World Islamic Call Society (WICS) led by the President of the Society, Dr. Saleh Salem Al Fakhri, together with the Secretary, Mr. Omar Abouras.

Dr. Al Fakhri spoke of the active Muslim community in Malta and emphasized the need to continue working together to ensure that respect for all is fostered in a spirit of dialogue and tolerance.

The Minister congratulated the Muslim community for its active role in society and spoke about Malta’s goal of becoming more active in the field of interfaith dialogue at the international level. In this regard, the Hon. Bartolo referred to a meeting he had with Miguel Ángel Moratinos, the High Representative for the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC), during which they discussed opportunities for cooperation in this field.

At the end of the meeting, the two sides renewed their commitment to interfaith and intercultural dialogue in a spirit of mutual respect and understanding.