The head of the youth forum for dialogue and cooperation of the Islamic conference Elshad of Isgandarov and the President of the Palestinian football Association Jibril rajoub has signed an agreement to declare Jerusalem youth capital 2018.
«Our main goal is to bring to the Holy city of young people, engage them in fighting for the Muslim Shrine. It is necessary to maintain Islamic identity of Jerusalem, to build solidarity with the Palestinian people,» said Isgandarov.
Rajoub said that in the various activities that are planned in accordance with the agreement, will involve about 400,000 residents. Special attention will be paid to personal communication of Jerusalemites and visitors.
«The agreement confirms the right of Palestinians to Jerusalem,» said the Palestinian official, adding that the area in front of the al-Aqsa mosque is the perfect place for events.