Saturday, March 18, 2017

Interfaith Leaders to Tour Europe, US to Introduce Indonesia’s Moderate Islam

THE JAKARTA POST: Indonesian interfaith leaders are set to visit several countries across Europe and the United States to introduce values of tolerance among Islamic religious followers in the country.

As a country of multi-ethnic groups and religions, Indonesia has long been considered a good example for other countries in building harmony among religious followers.

“The delegates will speak about the religious concord in Indonesia, how moderate Islam plays a crucial role in the country and how Indonesian nationalism can have tolerant and inclusive religious followers as its pillars,” said Leimena Institute founder, Jacob Tobing, said as quoted by after he met with Vice President Jusuf Kalla at the Vice Presidential Office in Jakarta on Friday. » | News Desk | The Jakarta Post | Jakarta | Saturday, March 18, 2017

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