In the Name of God, the Beneficent, the Merciful

Closing Statement:
The 17th Annual Conference of The Council of Shia Muslim Scholars of North America

With inspiration from the Quranic verse [4: 128] “… and conciliation is better …” the 17th Annual Conference of the Council of Shia Muslim Scholars of North America commenced in Hyatt Place Dulles, near Washington, D.C., under the heading “Ingenuity, Cooperation, and Mediation: An initiative to improve and advance personal, communal, and social interactions through proactive engagement and strategic intervention.” A group of distinguished scholars, preachers, and imams of different Islamic centers from across the United States and Canada gathered on June 25-26, 2018 to discuss the new structure of the Council and attend mediation workshops…

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