Hujjat-ul-Islam Mohammad Hussein Mokhtari, director of University of Islamic Denominations (UID) participated in conference on scientific and cultural cooperation between Iran and Russia and counted prevention of violence and religious misunderstanding as objectives of the Islamic academy, reported Taqrib News Agency (TNA).
He said,” The reason for launching the University of Islamic Denominations was to promote sacred teachings of Islam and send the message of Prophet Mohammad (PBUH) in theoretical form.”
He noted that the academy is in pursuit of educating the younger generation of Muslims.
The cleric referred to launching branches of the university in different provinces to follow the guidelines of Supreme Leader in line with materializing solidarity between different religions and denominations.
According to Hujjat-ul-Islam Mokhtari, another objective of the university is to train clerics capable of conveying the true image of Islam to society.
Director of the University of Islamic Denominations announced the academy has planned to expand its educational cooperation with other countries including an agreement to hold international conference on religion and prevention of violence to be hosted by either of the capitals Tehran or Moscow in late autumn or winter.
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