AUL held a roundtable on “Religious solidarity and Islam in specialty country”
10 february, 2017
On February 10, the department of Regional studies of Azerbaijan University of Languages (AUL) hosted the roundtable on “Religious solidarity and Islam in specialty country”. The roundtable which was attended by the employees of the department of Social sciences, as well as other departments the chief of the department of Regional studies, associate professor Sevdagul Aliyeva noted that the constitution of the Republic of Azerbaijan that is democratic, sovereign, secular is a guarantee of freedom and equality of representatives of other nations and religions. Noting that today religion plays an important role in the establishment of political, economic and cultural relations, S.Aliyeva said regulation of interreligious relations are one of the important problems of modern time. S.Aliyeva noted that the first step to establish this union is to achieve solidarity, mutual understanding among the representatives of each religion. The main goal of this idea is to provide sectarian approach, on the decree of President Ilham Aliyev declaring of 2017 “The year of Islam Solidarity” in the republic of Azerbaijan was appreciated as the most humanist and peaceful initiative in this field, S.Aliyeva said. Chief department of Regional studies brought into the attention that the department teaches religion and confessions in the specialty country” as well as alternatively “Religious tolerance and interreligious relations in the specialty country” within the elective courses. Professor of the department of Regional studies Ali Mammadov spoke about religious solidarity and Islam in Britain , associate professor Bahman Aliyev in India, senior lecturer Badira Karimova in Germany, senior lecturer Shafa Abdurrahimova in France, senior lecturer Nigar Asgarova in Argentina, Sevinj Ismayilova in USA, Elshen Majidov in Caucasus, Vusala Afandiyeva in Norway, Bayim Abdulla in Israel, Ulviyya Khalilova in Indonesia, Mehpara Tajdehibonab in Japan, Fidan Alasgarova in China, Harun Sadigli in Arabian countries and noted that Islam hail people for freedom and protection of human rights, to show mercy against innocent people not for terrorism, oppression, slavery. Establishing friendly relations with Muslim countries our republic defends the interests of the Islamic world in the framework of each international organizations.