Building Bridges of Understanding: The Church and the World of Islam (Introduction of Dr. Alwi Shihab)

President Boyd K. Packer, Acting President of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, gave this introduction of Dr. Alwi Shihab prior to Dr. Shihab’s forum address given at Brigham Young University on October 10, 2006.

Dr. Shihab’s significant governmental experience includes service in Indonesia’s Parliament, as Indonesia’s Minister of Foreign Affairs (equivalent to our U. S. Secretary of State), and as a key leader of Indonesia’s emergence from dictatorship to democracy.

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