Participants pose for a group photo after the meeting at the UAE embassy in Beirut. WAM
The students participated with the Emirati delegation in the workshop, addressing the importance of strengthening the values of tolerance, coexistence and respect, and the "Human Fraternity Document" that embodies the values of religious tolerance and human peace.
Al Kaabi stressed that the Document, which signed in Abu Dhabi last February, is aimed at developing the ideas and awareness of the youth about accurate knowledge, and pointed out that it reinforces basic concepts, such as citizenship, justice, freedom and fraternity, as well as the rights of women and children, senior citizens, people of determination and orphans.
He highlighted that the UAE was established on the grounds of tolerance, thanks to the wise vision of the late Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan.
He added that the UAE's wise leadership is continuing the approach of building and cooperation with other cultures and civilisations, thanks to the policies and laws aimed at reinforcing the foundations of fraternity and human coexistence in the Arab region and the entire world.
Pope Francis and His Eminence the Grand Imam of Al Azhar, Dr Ahmed El Tayyeb, signed the Document on Human Fraternity for World Peace and Living Together in Abu Dhabi in February 2019.
Fraternity among nations touches the deepest desire of human nature, said Hjalmar Branting, who was once the Prime Minister of Sweden. On the International Day of Human Fraternity, observed on February 4, these words ring in a lot of significance.
The country launched various programmes and engaged in numerous activities and events to confirm its status as a global centre of tolerance.
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