The King Abdullah Bin Abdulaziz International Centre for Interreligious and Intercultural Dialogue (KAICIID) selected SOP 2010 alumnus and current Philippines National Coordinator Tirmizy Abdullah to participate in the KAICIID Southeast Asia Fellows Programme for Religious Leaders as Practitioners of Interreligious Dialogue 2016.
Tirmizy is one of a couple of dozen applicants from important religious education centers for Buddhism, Christianity, Hinduism, Islam and Judaism studies, who were selected to participate in the upcoming series of in-person and online trainings on interreligious dialogue, coexistence, and pluralism over the course of the next year. He will also have the opportunity to develop and implement small-scale local and international projects during the course of the programme, and will further organize and attend dialogues, lectures, and field visits.
Tirmizy is already a great resource on faith and justpeace for the forum. He also hosts a radio show in Marawi City on Islam and local Bangsamoro issues and teaches at a local college. We at ICF know this experience in the KAICIID fellows program will continue to add to Tirmizy’s knowledge, skills and background in building interfaith relationships in the Philippines and in the region. Congratulations, Tirmizy!