Harmony through educational excellence
Hazrat Khalifatul Masih V speaks at UNESCO
Paris, France, Tuesday, 8 October: The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) was graced with an address by Hazrat Khalifatul Masih V(aba).
Huzoor(aba) said that the founding objectives of UNESCO being peace, respect, human rights, education, freedom of expression and alleviating poverty are all
“excellent and praiseworthy”.
Hazrat Amirul Momineen(aba) expressed that the guests may be surprised to hear that these are also the objectives of Islam.
“Such service is based on the very first chapter of the Holy Quran which states that Allah the All Mighty is the Lord of all the worlds”.
Huzoor(aba) explained that this verse is a reminder for Muslims that Allah is the Lord of all humankind,
“irrespective of cast, creed and colour.”