The Islamic Institute of Dar al-Huda, Amsterdam, received today a delegation from a group of graduates of the Dutch Police Academy belonging to a variety of religious spectrums. This visit comes to reflect cooperation and partnership in the fields of education, interreligious rapprochement and the promotion of a culture of tolerance and coexistence among Dutch communities.
It was the meeting. In view of humanity’s sincere feelings, the expression of openness, the exchange of experiences and the strengthening of channels of joint research in order to achieve cooperation, peace and the fight against intolerance, racism, hate speech, violence and extremism.
Mr. Sheikh Abdelalah Al-Amrani, Director of the Institute, praised this distinctive initiative of Dutch society, which aims to create a meaningful and lasting dialogue that will establish a culture of tolerance and peaceful coexistence among all spheres of society and for a more harmonious, stable, prosperous and secure future for present and future generations.
He also welcomed the repeat of this outstanding experience and called for its development in the framework of periodic forums addressing current issues and ways of cooperating to reduce its challenges and coercions, especially during and after the pandemic.
The Sheikh Al-Amrani also pointed out that the Islamic Institute Dar Al-Huda, Amsterdam, has several facilities, most notably the mosque space, which has held several meetings and visits to international institutions and institutions belonging to various Christian and Jewish gatherings, emphasizing the Institute’s spirit of openness and pride in the faith of Islam, which calls for respect for different religions.
The visit was marked by an open table to familiarize itself with the project of the Educational, Educational and Religious Institute and its most important achievements since its inception, to answer issues related to Islam and to circulate certain rumours and errors through the media
The visiting delegation also paid tribute to the welcome given by the Director of the Institute and the other members of the Institute, noting that the visit reflected the depth of the strong relations between the houses of worship and the rest of the Netherlands’ State institutions. They also expressed their admiration for the Institute’s experience in various areas of religious, cultural, social and educational activity as well as for bringing opinions closer and answering questions and clarifying many societal problems.