Members of the Muslim community in the northern region of Liguria were holding a summit on Monday to discuss key issues affecting the community.
"For Our Children", is an annual summit held in the northern Italian city of Genoa, at the Islamic centre of Genoa Pra'.
The leader of the Muslim Ligurian community, Zahoor Ahmad Zargar, as well as members of Islamic women and youth organisations were expected to attend the summit.
"Today's summit is a sort of congress where families, sons, daughters and also many Italians, can spend one day of the year talking, reflecting, discussing the various problems that affect our community and our future," said Zargar in an interview with Adnkronos International (AKI).
The summit will also have the participation of the president of the Italian Recreational and Cultural Association in Liguria (ARCI) Walter Massa.
There are about 15 mosques in the region of Liguria, while the number of Muslims in the region number 15,000.
Source: AKI (English)
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