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The Department of Community Development Abu Dhabi will be organising an event to give licence to 18 non-Muslim places of worship, on Sept.22, 2019, at the Emirates Palace Hotel.
The decision was taken under the slogan ‘A Call for harmony.’
It aims to have all worship centers under one umbrella.
Pope Francis and Dr Ahmed El Tayyeb, Grand Imam of Al Azhar in Abu Dhabi. File
According to the authorities, granting licence to these institutions will be in line with Abu Dhabi’s slogan of peace, tolerance and coexistence.
The DCD has created legal frameworks, policies and procedures that will ensure the rights of citizens to practice their religions seamlessly.
Conditions to be met, before a worship institution can obtain licence has been communicated to religious figures.
The trees spelt out the word ‘Tolerance’ in Arabic and English and were brought over from EAD’s native plant nursery in Baynounah, Al Dhafrah region.
This came during the virtual press conference organised by the Ministry of Tolerance on Wednesday, where the launch of the innovative competition was officially announced in partnership with the social networking platform, Twitter, for all the youth of the Arab world.
The Sir Bani Yas Church and Monastery dates to the 7th and 8th centuries CE. It continued flourish well after Islam spread throughout the region.
Sheikh Nahyan said, "Yoga encourages an attitude that looks towards a common humanity as an extension of the ancient principle of Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam.”
The Dubai Public Prosecution referred an Arab man and an Asian runaway accomplice to criminal court, for stealing Dhs642,000 from a businessman in Dubai.
An Asian maid, 45, was arrested and referred to the criminal court for stealing gold jewellery and cash worth around Dhs100,000 from her employer.
Some Filipinos in Dubai and the Northern Emirates have backpedalled on their decision to be repatriated having found jobs amidst the COVID-19 pandemic.
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