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    Two years after a historic islamic summit in Lahore, the government of Pakistan is hosting another major islamic conference, this one in Rawalpindi.

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    Two years after a historic islamic summit in Lahore, the government of Pakistan is hosting another major islamic conference, this one in Rawalpindi.

    The 12-day conference, which was inaugurated on Wednesday (3 March) by Prime Minister Zulfikar Ali Bhutto, is being attended by muslim and non-muslim scholars form all over the world.

    The Prime Minister told the inaugural session that the purpose of the conference was "to promote, through discussion of the life and work of the Prophet (Muhammad) the ideal of muslim solidarity, and greater understanding of his message by muslims and non-muslims alike."
    But, he said, the final goal must be to bring about the unity of all mankind.

    Mr. Bhutto called on the conference to contribute a better understanding of the teachings of the Prophet among the people of different faiths.

    SYNOPSIS: Two years after a historic islamic summit in Lahore, the government of Pakistan is hosting another major islamic conference, this one in Rawalpindi. The 12-day conference was inaugurated by Prime Minister Zulfikar Ali Bhutto on Wednesday. It is being held to promote, through discussion of the life and work of prophet Muhammad the ideal of muslim solidarity and greater understanding of his message by muslims and non-muslims alike.

    Pakistan's Minister for Religious Affairs, Maulana Kausar Niazi, welcomed the delegates and invited the Prime Minister to deliver the inaugural address.

    Mr. Bhutto called on the conference to bring about the unity of mankind and to contribute a better understanding of the teachings of the prophet among the people of different faiths.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA3IG0LYV4E40355ZQCWHJJ88RM
    Media URN:
    VLVA3IG0LYV4E40355ZQCWHJJ88RM
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    05/03/1976
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:00:55:00
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    N/A

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