Lille-based Avicenna Institute of Human Sciences President visits ISESCO

Rabat: 02/01/2017

Lille-based Avicenna Institute of Human Sciences President visits ISESCO

The Director General of the Islamic, Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (ISESCO), Dr Abdulaziz Othman Altwaijri, today in his office, received Dr Mohamed Bechari, President of the Avicenna Institute of Human Sciences, based in Lille, France.

The meeting considered prospects for cooperation between ISESCO and the Institute in redressing stereotypes about Islam and Muslims in Western media and examined ways to counter Islamophobia and defamation of religions, as part of ISESCO Chair on Training in Dialogue and Redressing Misconceptions about Islam. The two parties also discussed ways to further cooperation in teaching Arabic to children of Muslim communities outside the Islamic world.