Within the framework of the XIX Secretariat of the Congress of Leaders of World and Traditional Religions, on October 6 of this year, the international photo exhibition «Look at the world through the eyes of kindness» was held in the Palace of Peace and Reconciliation, timed to coincide with the 30th anniversary of the Independence of the Republic of Kazakhstan.
The fourth photo exhibition on Buddhism from a series of photo exhibitions dedicated to world and traditional religions was organized by the Center N. Nazarbayev for the Development of Interfaith and Intercivilization dialogue.
The purpose of the photo exhibition is to contribute to the formation of a tolerant worldview and respect for religions and cultures of different peoples of the world, consolidation of society around basic human and spiritual values, assistance in strengthening interfaith and intercivilizational dialogue, joint responsibility in maintaining international peace and security.
The photo exhibition was attended by participants of the XIX Secretariat of the Congress of Leaders of World and Traditional Religions, in particular, Director General of the Islamic Research Institute at the International Islamic University Zia Ul Haq, Director of the Department of Turkey's Directorate of Religious Affairs Bircan Remzi, Representative of the Lutheran World Federation, Archbishop of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Kazakhstan Yuri Novgorodov, Secretary of the Program on Interfaith Relations and Mutual Understanding of Somaya Vidyavihar University (Mumbai, India) Rudraksha Sakrikar, Archbishop of the Metropolitan Archdiocese of Saint Mary in Nur-Sultan Tomasz Bernard Peta and other domestic and foreign experts.
Recall that in the Palace of Peace and Reconciliation during the 19th Secretariat of the Congress of Leaders of World and Traditional Religions, along with the international photo exhibition «Look at the world through the eyes of kindness», themed expositions «Tulpar» of the Center for Contemporary Art «Kulanshi», «Legends of the Great Steppe» Leila Makhat, author's exhibition «Keeper of Signs».