According to the website of the Islamic Culture and Relations Organization, the organization of the program was discussed in a recent meeting of Seyyed Hassan Heidari, Iranian cultural attaché in Addis Ababa, with the president of Makena Yesus University.
Heidari suggested that the second edition of the dialogue be held in late March and that an Iranian female scholar would be invited to present a speech at the forum.
The Ethiopian figure thanked the Iranian representative for cooperation in holding the program and expressed willingness to continue the cooperation with the Iranian Cultural Center in academic and cultural fields.
He also said that the first edition of the dialogue was welcomed by the students and members of the scientific board of the university.
Ethiopia is a country located in the Horn of Africa. Islam in Ethiopia is the second-most widely practiced religion after Christianity.