FILE - Minister of Immigration and Egyptian Expatriate Affairs Nabila Makram traveled to Kuwait to check on the health condition of the Egyptian expat attacked, Waheed Mahmoud Hassan
CAIRO – 20 August 2019: Immigration Minister headed on Monday to Germany's Lindauto represent the Middle East Council of Churches at the 10th World Assembly of Religions for Peace multi-religious coalition,under the theme "Caring for our Common Future."
The assembly will be held from August 20 to 23.
President of Germany Frank-Walter Steinmeier will attend the meeting, in addition to800 religious representatives from over 100 countries, besides high-level representatives of governments of the world, United Nations officials, and representatives of civil society.
Minister Makram is scheduled to take part in another special session entitled "Mena Women of Faith as Peacemakers," during which she will speak about the role of women to establish principles of peace, renunciation of violence and acceptance of others in the society.
The minister will also participate in the second part of a panel discussion between representatives of the governments of the world and representatives of different religious communities to discuss ways to support harmony and reject violence and extremism, and to develop plans at the local, regional and international levels to address the challenges.
"Every 5-7 years, Religions for Peace convenes a World Assembly for the purpose of forging a deep moral consensus on contemporary challenges, electing a new World Council and advancing multi-religious action across and beyond the Religions for Peace network," the RfP wrote on its official website.
"National inter-religious councils (IRCs) and groups will exchange best practices to become better equipped to take concrete action on the ground in their own countries," RfP added.