The Christian and Muslim communities have embarked on a 10 day Interfaith Dialogue Forum in Harare that seeks to promote religious cohesion, co-existence and tolerance, among the two distinct religions.

Zimbabwe is a multi-faith society hence the need to build a certain level of tolerance between the different religious groupings that co -exist in the country.

The Muslim and Christian community leaders in Zimbabwe converged to also deliberated on what these two have in common instead of what divides them.

Students from various institutions, who are taking part in the initiative unanimously acknowledged that the dialogue is deeply rooted in the principle of respect for every human being regardless of religion.

The world’s social unrest and civil wars have largely been attributed to lack of religious tolerance, hence the need to impart the culture of unity and respect among different religions.