World’s first Sufi Forum to open in India

(VOVworld) – The world’s first Sufi Forum will open in New Delhi on March 17th. Over 200 renowned Sufi scholars from 20 countries, including Pakistan, will attend the event which was organized by the All India Ulema and Mashaikh Board (AIUMB).

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Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi. (Photo:

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi will deliver a speech at the opening session. AIUMB President Syed Muhammad Ashraf said Tuesday that the spread of terror and tyranny by jihadist forces in Syria and other parts of the world has damaged the image of Islam more than ever before, it is high time to create a platform to seriously discuss radical interpretations of Islam. Through the forum, AIUMB wants to position India as a global centre for moderate Muslim ideology. AIUMB is a non-profit organization of Indian Sunni Muslims. The organization was established to deal with Muslim extremism.