Australian Ambassador: Islam is the fastest growing religion in Australia


Australian Ambassador: Islam is the fastest growing religion in Australia

Australian Ambassador to Indonesia Greg Moriaty that Islam is one of the fastest growing religion in his country and contribute significantly to the successes in Australia and the contemporary cultures.

(Ahlul Bayt News Agency) – Muslims have a glorious history of tolerance under the Islamic caliphate system of governance.

Australian Ambassador to Indonesia Greg Moriaty said that Islam is one of the fastest growing religion in his country and contribute significantly to the successes in Australia and the contemporary cultures.

The Moriaty in a statement issued on the occasion of the travel of three young Muslim leaders in Indonesia to Australia last night that Islam entered the country in the sixteenth century, Prior to European settlement, when engaged Muslim traders and fishermen in the common life with indigenous people in all parts of northern Australia.

He said in the statement that the visit of the Indonesian delegation to Australia, which comes within the framework of an exchange program visits to the Muslim leaders of the two countries aimed to show a wide range of cultural diversity of Muslims in Australia, which consists of 70 different ethnic background, including from Indonesia.

He added that it was important to contribute to these young Indonesian Muslims to clarify understanding of the role of religion in Indonesia on a number of issues.

The visit includes the cities of Melbourne and Sydney and Canberra for meetings with community leaders and religious representatives, academics and the media, and seeks to identify the Indonesian delegation on the experience of the diversity of Australian society, and methods of government and non-governmental organizations to engage in the community, and exchange ideas about the future of relations between Australia and Indonesia.

The delegation will pay a short visit to the city of Victoria in the rural areas of Shepparton, which has a long history of immigrant settlement in the region.

The visit of the Indonesian delegation in the framework of the third program of exchange visits by leaders of Islam in Indonesia this year, and the four young men from Muslim leaders in Australia, who visited Indonesia to learn on-line Islam in Indonesia in light of a diverse society and a democratic and tolerant society.

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