Kassym-Jomart Tokayev and Patriarch Theophilus III discussed issues of promoting interreligious and interfaith dialogue.
The Head of State thanked the Patriarch for participating in the VII Congress of Leaders of World and Traditional Religions and his personal unwavering support in promoting the goals and objectives of this important gathering.
Patriarch Theophilus III of Jerusalem expressed gratitude to Kassym-Jomart Tokayev for the invitation to visit Kazakhstan. This is the Patriarch's third participation in the Congress. He emphasized the importance of taking decisive actions by the world leaders aimed at promoting the values of peace, harmony and mutual respect.
The distinguished guest also expressed the hope that the outcomes of the Congress will help to develop clear guidelines for further strengthening peace.