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Kuwait to host International NGO conference to feed 1 bn people

Updated : Wednesday, 07 February 2018, 02:35:34 AM
Kuwait is set to host International NGO partnership conference to feed one billion people, said Chairman of the International Islamic Charitable Organization (IICO) Abdullah Al-Matouq .
By Vinila Elizabeth Varghese
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Kuwait City(IAMINKUWAIT), Feb 7th: Kuwait is set to host International NGO partnership conference to feed one billion people, said Chairman of the International Islamic Charitable Organization (IICO) Abdullah Al-Matouq .

The decision came as a response to the initiative to feed people irrespective of religion or creed ,launched during the Alliance of Virtue for the common good conference , held in Washington late Tuesday.

During the speech of Al –Matouq and also Amiri Diwan Advisor, said the event aims to promote dialogue and peace between all religion and creed . He reminded that Islam is based on tolerance, dignified living and equality all among humans. Al-Matouq added that world is in desperate need of peace and unity to fight religious extremism and conflicts.

He also said that the members of the conference are trying to make an alliance for all religions and peace activists to face the growing challenges. The conference is attended by  hundreds of people from different corners of the world.

The event also include a discussion seminar on the virtues of religion and common good , as well as the Washington Declaration , which will be issued at the end of the conference.       

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