Casablanca: H.E. Bjarni Benediktsson, The Prime Minister of Iceland, André Azoulay, senior advisor to King Mohammed VI of Morocco, Ahmed Toufiq, the Moroccan Minister of Islamic Affairs, His Highness Hamad bin Mohammed Al Sharqi, ruler of the Emirate of Fujairah met Gurudev Sri Sri Ravi Shankar this week during his visit to Iceland and Morocco.
A series of public interactions in Casablanca and Reykjavik saw packed halls taking part in discourses, music, and meditation with Sri Sri.
During his maiden 3-day trip to Iceland, Gurudev Sri Sri Ravi Shankar met with the Prime Minister of Iceland, His Excellency, Bjarni Benediktsson, on 25th July. Benediktsson, describing the meeting as being very pleasant, took to Twitter to share that they enjoyed discussing how to bring more peace and happiness to the world.
During his visit to the kingdom of Morocco from 26th to 31st July, Gurudev met top leaders from Morocco and UAE, addressed leading business men at the International Leadership Symposium and interacted with prominent faith leaders in Casablanca.
At the interfaith meet organized at Roman Catholic Church, Casablanca and titled 'Wisdom at the Service of Peace' Gurudev held conversations with leaders of diverse faiths including Dr. Faouzi Skali, Sufi leader and founder of the Festival of Sufism.
The public programs in Casablanca saw turnouts of a large number of people to take part in sacred Indian and Moroccan musical performances and guided meditation by Gurudev.