Saturday, 29 March 2014
Sultan Of Sokoto, 10 Others To Speak At The Vatican
The Sultan of Sokoto,
Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar III, is expected to speak at
a symposium on Cultural Diplomacy and
Religion in the Vatican City of Rome, after being
nominated as one of the 11 speakers for the
The symposium is to hold from March 31 to April
According to a statement released on Saturday
and signed by Mr Dickson Omoregie, Country
Representative of the Institute for Cultural
Diplomacy (ICD) in Abuja, the symposium
would explore the use and potential of inter-faith
dialogue to promote discourse with the ultimate
goal of global peace.
It said that the symposium would provide a
forum that would unite religious leaders with
politicians, diplomats and academics in order to
create cultural platforms.
“The symposium will have the theme,
“Promotion of World Peace through Inter-Faith
“Speakers and delegates during the symposium
will include religious and spiritual leaders,
leading politicians and diplomats, senior
academics and other dignitaries from around the
world,” the institute said.
ICD was founded in 1999 as an international,
non-governmental organisation with
headquarters in Berlin, Germany.