Govt Official: Baha'i Principles Could Be Useful in Considering Social and Economic Problems

October 6, 2004

Source: Baha'i World News Service

On October 6, 2004 the Baha'i World News Service reported, "The principles of the Baha'i Faith 'could shed light on what steps our society should take to improve our social and economic life,' a senior government official told participants at the Baha'i jubilee celebrations in this West African nation. The theme of the 27-29 August 2004 celebrations, which commemorated the establishment of the Faith here 50 years ago, was 'Spiritual Solutions for Social and Economic Problems.' 'I sincerely believe that the theme chosen for this celebration is to engender our whole society to reflect on the principle that human nature is fundamentally spiritual,' said Kwaku Agyeman Manu, the Deputy Minister of Finance and Economic Planning."