Secretary-General of the Muslim Council of Elders, Judge Mohamed Abdelsalam, met with His Excellency Dr. Ma'ruf Amin, the Vice President of the Republic of Indonesia, during the Human Fraternity Majlis held in the UAE capital, Abu Dhabi. Both sides emphasized the importance of the practical application of the principles of the Document on Human Fraternity, aiming to achieve its noble goals of building a more tolerant and peaceful world.
During the meeting, the Indonesian Vice President expressed his delight in participating in the inaugural session of the Human Fraternity Majlis, coinciding with the International Day of Human Fraternity and the fifth anniversary of the signing of the Document on Human Fraternity. He affirmed that the document represents the correct path to establish a global society based on the principles of peace, justice, and humanity. He also praised the efforts of the Muslim Council of Elders, led by His Eminence Dr. Ahmed Al-Tayeb, the Grand Imam of Al-Azhar, in promoting the values of dialogue and common coexistence. He also highlighted the collaboration between the Council's branch in Indonesia and Indonesian institutions in promoting tolerance and building bridges of communication with all components of the Indonesian people and the Southeast Asian region.
For his part, Judge Mohamed Abdelsalam emphasized that the Human Fraternity Majlis, convening for the first time this year, serves as an important global platform for spreading the noble values of the Document on Human Fraternity. It has brought together global leaders and international officials from various parts of the world to crystallize a common vision embodying the principles of the document and translating them into tangible initiatives and projects that address humanitarian crises. He commended Indonesia for its inspiring religious and cultural diversity in the Southeast Asia region, noting that the Council's branch in Indonesia will collaborate on implementing various joint initiatives and projects with religious and official institutions in Indonesia and the region, aiming to enhance the values of human fraternity and coexistence.