King Salman to meet interfaith leaders in Jakarta: Minister

From The Jakarta Post

King Salman to meet interfaith leaders in Jakarta: Minister

A rehearsal of security procedures for the visit of Saudi Arabia’s King Salman Abdulaziz Al Saud at Halim Perdanakusuma Airport in Jakarta.

(JAKARTA, Indonesia)-  The Religious Affairs Ministry will convene religious leaders from various backgrounds in Indonesia to have an interfaith dialogue with King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud of Saudi Arabia when the King arrives in Jakarta for a state visit from March 1 to 3.

King Salman, who will bring 1,500 entourage members to Indonesia, is scheduled to arrive and to have a bilateral meeting with President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo at the Bogor State Palace on March 1. He will stay in Jakarta for the remaining two days.

Lukman said the interfaith forum would send messages of peace to the world that religions should not be used a tool to achieve political goals that could lead to extremism, radicalism and terrorism.

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