URI Global Trustee Father Petar Gramatikov on interfaith discussion and Iftar Dinner in Plovdiv, Bulgaria

On June 16 for the first time Muslim community in Plovdiv, Bulgaria gave Iftar dinner on the open space in front of Djumaya Mosque in the Old city. Just before the Iftar dinner an open interfaith discussion with representatives of Christian, Muslim and Jews religious traditions was organized and moderated by the Deputy Mufti of Bulgaria Birali Birali. Our URI Global Trustee and founding father of many Bulgarian CCs Father Petar Gramatikov was among the main speakers. Among the guests were diplomats, Municipality representatives, intellectuals.


Iftar Plovdiv 2017


The act of shared food was one more example of peaceful co-existence and mutual understanding among different religions which exists here for centuries. 


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