Azerbaijan’s State Adviser on Multinational, Multicultural and Religious Affairs, Academician Kamal Abdulla has said Azerbaijan and Indonesia shared same values of ethnicity and religious diversity as he met Ambassador Husnan bey Fananie, Azertac reported.
The state Advisor highlighted multicultural and tolerance environment in Azerbaijan, as well as President Ilham Aliyev`s care to the relevant field.
Abdulla spoke about the activity of the Baku International Multiculturalism Centre.
The ambassador, in turn, spoke about the multicultural environment of Indonesia, and touched upon the similarities between the two countries. The diplomat also praised cultural and economic relations between the two countries.
The parties exchanged views on arranging the reciprocal visits of scientists, who explore researches in the field of multiculturalism, as well as heads of various religious confessions
The International Centre for Multiculturalism was established in Baku in 2014, as a concrete effort to promote the values of multiculturalism. Moreover, earlier in 2008, Azerbaijan launched the so-called “Baku process,” a dialogue between culture ministers, individuals and groups with different cultural and religious backgrounds, promoted as an “antidote to violence.”
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