On May 15, International event “Islamic Solidarity-challenge of the time” was cohosted by the Caucasian Muslims Board, State Committee on Work with Religious Organizations, Azerbaijani National Science Academy and Baku International Multiculturalism Center within the frame of “Year of Islamic Solidarity” declared by the order of the president Ilham Aliyev.

Government delegates from different countries, Azerbaijani officials, members of Milli Majlis, diplomats accredited to Baku, leaders of international delegations, well-known scientific and religious figures and leaders of various religious confessions participated in the conference.

Chairman of CMB, Sheikhulislam Allahshukur Pashazadeh, who delivered speech at the conference, greeted the guests and spoke about importance of the event. He stated that, tolerance and multiculturalism are applied in Azerbaijan as a government policy. He emphasized that, chief of our Government acting as defendant of universal and religious values at global leve, stimulates elimination of xenophobia and islamophobia in the international arena.

At the end of the forum, participants of International Conference adopted appeal to Ilham Aliyev, the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan, as well as to the world community.