The country launched various programmes and engaged in numerous activities and events to confirm its status as a global centre of tolerance.
As part of its Ramadan initiatives and in conjunction with the Year of Tolerance, the Ministry of Health and Prevention’s Youth Council (MoHAP’s Youth Council) organised, on Thursday evening, a Ramadan night under the theme “Ramadan Zaman” at the Old People’s Home in Sharjah.
To promote, integrate and encourage efforts in social responsibility and environmental conservation during 2019 – designated the ‘Year of Tolerance’ – in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), the Environment Agency - Abu Dhabi (EAD) will celebrate the values of tolerance, coexistence and diversity under the theme ‘Tolerance with Nature’, exemplifying the role of the Ghaf tree as a historic and cultural symbol of stability and peace in the UAE’s desert environment.
Sheikh Nahyan Bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Tolerance, said that the UAE’s social cohesion has made it an international model of cultural diversity, as over 200 nationalities live together in the country, WAM reported.
The UAE embassy in Beirut organised a panel discussion and workshop, entitled, "Pardon when you are powerful," targeting 50 students at the Al Othman Mosque, attended by Fahad Al Kaabi, Acting Charge D'Affaires at the UAE embassy in Lebanon, and a representative of the Grand Mufti of Lebanon, Sheikh Abdulatif Daryan.
It’s a wonderful idea – and move – that the second edition of the World Tolerance Summit will be held in Dubai from 14 to 16 November this year. A galaxy of distinguished speakers and peace experts from around the world, envoys from the international diplomatic community and university students are expected to attend the three-day summit