King Abdul Aziz Center for National Dialogue takes part in tolerance summit in Dubai

KACND had implemented many programs and projects aimed at strengthening the common points among all segments of society. (Photo: KACND)
Updated 13 November 2019

King Abdul Aziz Center for National Dialogue takes part in tolerance summit in Dubai

  • The summit is under the theme “Tolerance in multiculturalism: Achieving social, economic and humanitarian benefits of a tolerant world”

RIYADH: King Abdul Aziz Center for National Dialogue (KACND) will take part in the second edition of the World Tolerance Summit from Nov. 13, organized by the International Institute for Tolerance (IIT), under the patronage of Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al-Maktoum, vice president and prime minister of the UAE and ruler of Dubai. The summit is under the theme “Tolerance in multiculturalism: Achieving social, economic and humanitarian benefits of a tolerant world.”
Dr. Abdullah bin Mohammed Al-Fawzan, the secretary-general of KACND, said that the summit had become an important platform for convergence and discussion on the importance of tolerance, peace and diversity. He also pointed out that the gathering of this large number of decision makers and stakeholders was an opportunity to bring about a positive change.
He stressed that KACND had implemented many programs and projects aimed at strengthening the common points among all segments of society, emphasizing the positivity of diversity.
Al-Fawzan added that he hoped the summit would come up with practical insights and recommendations to support decision makers in formulating effective strategies for civilized communication and acceptance of others without discrimination, to achieve security and peace for humanity. 


King Salman to chair 40th Gulf summit in Riyadh

Updated 14 min 32 sec ago

King Salman to chair 40th Gulf summit in Riyadh

RIYADH: A meeting of GCC leaders met today in Riyadh for a summit that will focus on improving integration between Gulf countries.

The 40th Supreme Council meeting will be chaired by King Salman.

GCC Secretary General Dr. Abdullatif Al-Zayani said Gulf leaders will discuss a number of important issues to enhance the process of cooperation and integration among member states in various political, defense, security, economic and social fields.

They will also review regional and international political developments, security conditions in the region, and their implications for the security and stability of the GCC countries.

Among the topics on the agenda is the war in Yemen and Iran’s interference in regional affairs.