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LONDON, April 17 (APP): As a part of European Year of Intercultural Dialogue and with its focus on Islam and its relationship with Europe, the City of Vienna, the capital of Austria, has named a square as "Muhammad Asad Platz".

The square was inaugurated outside the main entrance of the United Nations headquarters in Vienna at a ceremony, which was attended among others by Pakistan Ambassador Shahbaz, Muhammad Asad's son Talal Asad and city officials.

A media release of the organisers said "Muhammad Asad Platz" (Square) is the first traffic area to be named after a Muslim not only in Austria, but in Western Europe.


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