The World Symposium of Al-Isra, which has drawn Moslem leaders from all over the world, ended on Tuesday (26 June).
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Background: The World Symposium of Al-Isra, which has drawn Moslem leaders from all over the world, ended on Tuesday (26 June). The four-day symposium was called to discuss the question of Jerusalem and ways of improving the image of Islam throughout the world. One of the many committees meeting during the symposium, was the information committee, which held its last talks on Monday (25 June).
SYNOPSIS: This was its final session to decide which resolutions would go to the general committee for approval and possible implementation. Later at a news conference, its Vice-chairman Dr. Ahmad Kamal Abu Elmajd, former Egyptian Information Minister, summed up its conclusions. He said its main objective had been to discuss papers on one main subject: problems and questions related to the "Call for Islam", and how best to use the new mass media technology in the Moslem realm. He said he found most interesting the paper on the call for Islam among Moslem communities and the call abroad, among non-Moslem countries. Dr. Elmajd spoke of the need to dispel the myth propagated by Zionists to influence the Western minds to believe that the Judeo-Christian heritage excluded Moslems from acceptance by the Western world.