The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, will address at the World Sufi Forum in New Delhi this evening.
The Forum has been convened by the All India Ulama and Mashaikh Board, to discuss the role of Sufism in countering rising global terror.
The Forum, will debate long-term alternatives to counter rising issues of radicalization and use of terror in the name of religion. It is expected to emphasize and reassert India's position as one of the global centres for moderate ideology in Islam.
The four-day event, beginning today is likely to be attended by several delegates, including foreign delegates from 20 countries. Spiritual leaders, scholars, academicians and theologists from Egypt, Jordan, Turkey, UK, USA, Canada and Pakistan, among other countries, are expected to be present.