Titled "Unified Islamic Nation: Challenges and Solutions”, the international congregation will start in Tehran on Wednesday this week. Iranian President Hassan Rouhani is scheduled to deliver a speech at the opening ceremony of the conference.
A number of roughly 1,200 Islamic scholars and intellectuals from various countries are to take part in the gathering. The participants include Islamic scholars, ministers of Islamic countries, clerics, and representatives of scientific and cultural organizations from around the globe.
Over 400 foreign participants from Russia, France, Tunisia, Syria, Saudi Arabia, Lebanon, Australia, Egypt, Malaysia, Sweden, the US, Pakistan, India, Thailand, Sudan, Azerbaijan, Gambia, Jordan, Iraq, Indonesia, Britain, China, Tatarstan, Afghanistan, Senegal, Algeria, the Philippines, Brazil, Bahrain, Libya, Nigeria, Yemen, Qatar, Ivory Coast, Ethiopia, Uganda, Kuwait, Greece, Netherlands, Sri Lanka, Columbia, and a host of other countries will take part in the event.
The main topic of the 3-day conference is to discuss ways of promoting solidarity in the Islamic world and further to draw closer views of Muslim scholars’ on diverse issues of the day.