UAE Embassy in Riyadh holds tolerance exhibit

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The exhibition included a panel discussion on the values of tolerance and its role in strengthening relations between all human communities. (SPA)
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The exhibition included a panel discussion on the values of tolerance and its role in strengthening relations between all human communities. (SPA)
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The exhibition included a panel discussion on the values of tolerance and its role in strengthening relations between all human communities. (SPA)
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The exhibition included a panel discussion on the values of tolerance and its role in strengthening relations between all human communities. (SPA)
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The exhibition included a panel discussion on the values of tolerance and its role in strengthening relations between all human communities. (SPA)
Updated 08 April 2019
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UAE Embassy in Riyadh holds tolerance exhibit

  • Al-Nahyan said: “The qualitative cultural movement in Saudi Arabia and the UAE is a message of mutual tolerance from the two brotherly countries”

RIYADH: The UAE Embassy in Saudi Arabia launched an exhibition to celebrate the “Year of Tolerance” at the Culture Palace Hotel in Riyadh.
The two-day event was opened by the UAE’s ambassador to the Kingdom, Sheikh Shakhbout bin Nahyan Al-Nahyan, and attended by a number of Emirati and Saudi officials and intellectuals.
The exhibition included a panel discussion on the values of tolerance and its role in strengthening relations between all human communities, the importance of developing programs for promoting cultural diversity, and the role of the economy and the business sector in encouraging, empowering and supporting culture.
Al-Nahyan said: “The qualitative cultural movement in Saudi Arabia and the UAE is a message of mutual tolerance from the two brotherly countries.”
He also thanked King Salman and Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman for supporting the humanitarian initiatives of Sheikha Fatima bint Mohammed bin Zayed, describing culture as a tool for building bridges of development and communication.


Saudi Arabia's King Salman offers $1m to International Civil Aviation Organization

Updated 17 June 2019
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Saudi Arabia's King Salman offers $1m to International Civil Aviation Organization

RIYADH: Saudi Arabia’s King Salman has provided $1 million to the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO), the Saudi Press Agency reported Monday.

The announcement came as part of the “Kingdom’s efforts in supporting international organizations and bodies and the leadership’s keenness to play an important role in the most important international and regional organizations,” SPA said.

The aid will go towards supporting ICAO’s No Country Left Behind (NCLB) initiative, which aims to assist developing countries in applying the standards and recommended methods for the safety and security of civil aviation.

The aid will also contribute to the costs of translating the organization’s documents and publications into Arabic.

The President of the Kingdom’s General Authority for Civil Aviation (GACA), Abdulhadi bin Ahmed Al-Mansouri thanked King Salman for his support to the aviation sector locally, regionally and globally, 

He said: “this contributes to the development of the aviation industry and to improve the safety and security of civil aviation in developing countries, least developed countries and island states.

The $1 million of financial assistance is an extension of the Kingdom's previous financial support in 2016 which “ the level of safety and security of civil aviation in the Middle East and Africa," Al-Mansouri said.

Olumuyiwa Benard Aliu, the ICAO’s president, thanked the king for the support.