AL AIN: Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Chairman of the Supreme National Committee of the 'Year of Tolerance', has launched United Arab Emirates University Tolerance Award, during his visit to the university's campus.
During the launch of the award, and in the presence of international students from 20 different nationalities, Sheikh Abdullah lauded the university's keenness to launch the award during the 'Year of Tolerance', praising the its pioneering role as a beacon of knowledge.
Saeed Ahmed Ghobash, Chancellor of the United Arab Emirates University, UAEU, reaffirmed that this award comes is part of the university's initiatives to promote tolerance, coexistence, dialogue, respect for cultural diversity, and acceptance of others.
He also described tolerance as a fundamental value within the university's mission to society, stressing that the university community in all its aspects believes in the ancient values of acceptance of others and mutual respect.
Ghobash added that the launch of this award is a reflection of the community diversity that the UAEU embraces. It has more than 60 nationalities from around the world, as well as a distinguished elite of multicultural faculty. The university is characterised by a harmonious university community that contributes effectively to enriching the spirit of tolerance, he noted.
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