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Amman: Jordan’s King Abdullah recently attended the 2019 King Abdullah II World Interfaith Harmony Week Prize ceremony. At the ceremony, he presented awards to the winners. The first prize went to the Cape Town Interfaith Initiative for the activity “Love of Neighbour – ur Prayers for our City”. Co-hosted with Faith, Hope, Love Communities in Elsie’s River, the activity aimed at taking prayers from places of worship to people in troubled areas. The second prize was awarded to Interreligious Committee of Rome for its “Interreligious Manifesto of the Rights in End of Life Path”, which was signed by religious leaders from different faiths to ensure religious and spiritual support for sick people at hospitals, hospices or at home. The third prize was jointly awarded to URI Cooperation Circle Brasilia for the Public Audience in the Legislative Chamber of the Federal District of Brazil and the SUNFO Global Federation for its Campaign for Interfaith Harmony in Sri Lanka. A number of Muslim and Christian religious leaders attended the prize ceremony.