Bilawal, UNAOC High Representative discuss collaboration for inter-religious dialogue.

ISLAMABAD -- Minister for Foreign Affairs Bilawal Bhutto Zardari met the High Representative for the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC) Miguel Moratinos and discussed the work of the UNAOC and avenues for collaboration, particularly in strengthening inter-religious dialogue, combating Islamophobia as well as intolerance based on religion or belief.

The meeting was held on the margins of the 77th United Nations General Assembly session in New York.

They stressed the need for achieving harmony among diverse cultures and societies.

The foreign minister emphasized that Islamophobia was a reality, visible in a number of western countries but its most virulent manifestation was in India.

He called upon the UNAOC to step up its efforts to halt and reverse Islamophobia, bigotry and discrimination based on religion and belief.


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