January 24, 2020 – I learned with grief about the news of a severe earthquake in Elazig and Malatya.
I pray for God’s mercy for those who lost their lives, I extend my deepest condolences to theirloved ones and to all citizens and wish them patience and perseverance. I also pray for the quick recovery of the wounded and those who were harmed.
I urge everyone to help fellow citizens at the earthquake region during this difficult time.
About Alliance for Shared Values
The Alliance for Shared Values (AFSV) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit that serves as a voice for cultural organizations affiliated with Hizmet, a civil society movement inspired by prominent preacher and peace advocate Fethullah Gülen. The Alliance strives to promote peace and social harmony by helping reduce misinformation and false stereotypes about any or all ethnic, cultural and religious communities. To learn more about the Alliance, please visit www.afsv.org.
About Fethullah Gülen
Fethullah Gülen is an Islamic scholar, preacher and social advocate, whose decades-long commitment to education, interfaith dialogue and altruism has inspired millions in Turkey and around the world. Gülen is the honorary chairman of the Rumi Forum, Washington, DC, and the Peace Islands Institute, New York.
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