Almaty. June 3.
Information Center - Kazakhstan is
planning to host in 2022 a meeting of the world's
religious leaders that was originally scheduled for this June but
was postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic,
the country's upper house told Sputnik on Thursday, Urdu Point reports.
In late May,
the Kazakh Foreign Ministry confirmed to Sputnik that the event would
be rescheduled because of the pandemic.
"Due to the epidemiological situation in the country
and the world, the VII congress of
leaders of world and traditional religions will be postponed to
2022. The exact date of
the next congress will be determined at the meeting of
the congress' secretariat that is planned for the fourth
quarter of 2021," the upper house said.
The Congress brings
together leaders and high-ranking members of various religious traditions,
including Christianity, islam, Judaism,
Buddhism, Taoism and others. Kazakhstan has
hosted six such congresses from 2003