Religious leaders laud idea for high-level inter-faith dialogue

A study of 232 countries by the Washington-based Pew Research Centre in 2010 found Singapore to be the most religiously diverse country in the world.
A study of 232 countries by the Washington-based Pew Research Centre in 2010 found Singapore to be the most religiously diverse country in the world.PHOTO: ST FILE

SINGAPORE - A high-level inter-faith dialogue, which President Halimah Yacob had suggested Singapore could hold, will be a one-of-a-kind event that fills an existing global vacuum while promoting inter-faith understanding, said religious leaders and inter-faith activists on Thursday (May 24).

Singapore is also well-placed to hold such a dialogue given its high international standing and success in handling multi-religious issues, they added.

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