The event will be held on May 31, 2016 in Astana on the eve of the XV sitting of the Secretariat of the Congress of Leaders of World and Traditional Religions. Parliamentarians, representatives of the world and traditional religions and experts are expected to take part in the forum.
The meeting has been attended by Deputy Chairman of the Senate Askar Beissenbayev, Chairman of the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations, Defense and Security Ikram Adyrbekov, representatives of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Ministry of Culture and Sports, the International Center of Cultures and Religions and other agencies and departments.
According to the Speaker of the Senate, the relevance of the conference "Religion against terrorism" is dictated by the time itself. The forum will become the next stage in the dialogue of the political and religious leaders, initiated by President Nursultan Nazarbayev in the framework of the Congress of Leaders of World and Traditional Religions.
Tokayev has paid attention to the necessity for careful consideration of conceptual and organizational issues of the conference.