• Short Summary

    ABOUT 40 COUNTRIES ARE PARTICIPANTS IN THE SIXTH WORLD MUSLIM CONGRESS WHICH OPENED IN MOGADISHU, THE SOMALIA CAPITAL, ON SUNDAY.

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    ABOUT 40 COUNTRIES ARE PARTICIPANTS IN THE SIXTH WORLD MUSLIM CONGRESS WHICH OPENED IN MOGADISHU, THE SOMALIA CAPITAL, ON SUNDAY.

    MOST COUNTRIES WITH MUSLIM POPULATIONS HAVE SENT DELEGATIONS TO THE CONGRESS WHICH LASTS UNTIL JANUARY 5TH.

    AMONG THE ITEMS INCLUDED ON THE PROVISIONAL AGENDA ARE TWO DAYS OF DISCUSSIONS ON THE PROBLEMS FACING AFRICAN MUSLIMS FOLLOWED BY MEETING OF COMMISSIONS ON RELIGIOUS-CULTURAL, SOCIAL-ECONOMIC, AND POLITICAL AFFAIRS.

    ACCORDING TO A LEAFLET EXPLAINING ITS OBJECTIVES, THE CONFERENCE AIMS TO "REMOVE FROM AMONGST MUSLIMS OF THE WORLD ALL PREJUDICES AND DISCRIMINATIONS ON GROUNDS OF RACE, COUNTRY OR COLOUR, AND TO CONSOLIDATE THEM INTO A STABLE BROTHERHOOD."
    THERE ARE 36 INDEPENDENT MUSLIM COUNTRIES IN THE WORLD WHICH, TOGETHER WITH MUSLIM MINORITIES IN OTHER COUNTRIES, CLAIM NEARLY 650 MILLION FOLLOWERS OF THE RELIGION.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAAJXGHX2INH2DX1QW4W4815L2
    Media URN:
    VLVAAJXGHX2INH2DX1QW4W4815L2
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    30/12/1964
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:09:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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