New Delhi: India is going to host the next R20 Summit, the group of Religion Forum. The Secretary General of the Muslim World League, Saudi Arabia, Shaykh Mohammad bin Abdul Karim Al-Issa has expressed this delightedly. He said that he counts greatly on India to chose this via religious leaders.
Al-Issa also highlighted that India shares a strong relationship with them. He also talked about India having a big impact on conveying the message of religious leaders to the world at large.
Delighted at India hosting R20 Summit
“We will be delighted with India hosting the second edition of the R20 summit within the framework of the G20. We count greatly on India welcoming this through religious leaders in India, with whom we share a very strong relationship,” said the Secretary-General in an exclusive interview with ANI.
R20 Summit in India to have a big impact on the world
He also highlighted the R20 summit that is currently being held in Bali, Indonesia has its own ‘importance’. And, the forum also vouches for harmony and contributes peace across the world.
“This summit, the Summit of R20, is held within the framework of the G20, the first of its kind, as it is officially recognized, supported and sponsored by the presidency of the G20, his Excellency the President of Indonesia. No doubt, when this summit is officially recognized within the framework of the G20 it will have importance, which comes from the importance of religious leaders and their contribution to promoting peace across the world, also promoting harmony in national societies, and promoting religious and cultural alliance among nations and people,” he said.
“Religious leaders have a huge spiritual impact, which is inspirational for the followers of faiths, this inspiration, no doubt, is sacred for all religions. Thus, this makes clear the importance of religious leaders. Our world is facing several issues, conflicts and disputes, and the religious leaders shoulder a big responsibility to contribute to finding solutions to these issues and disputes across the world given their spiritual impact”, he added.
What is R20?
R20 is a branch of the G20 events which are being initiated under the G30 Presidency of Indonesia. The event will run on November 2-3 this year. It is being organized for the ‘first time ever’ in Bali, purpose being, mobilization of global leaders in ensuring that the religion functions as a genuine and dynamic source, rather than problems, in the 21st century.