RIYADH: Burkina Faso’s Minister of Foreign Affairs and Regional Cooperation Olivia Rouamba and her accompanying delegation recently visited the King Abdulaziz Center for National Dialogue, along with Saudi Ambassador to Burkina Faso Dr. Waleed bin Abdulrahman Al-Homoodi.
They were received by KACND Secretary-General Dr. Abdullah bin Mohammed Al-Fawzan and several officials from the center.
The delegation learned about the center’s activities and events, which promote the concepts of dialogue and the values of tolerance and coexistence among human societies.
The delegation was also briefed on KACND’s progress, its strategy, and recent initiatives related to the Kingdom’s Vision 2030 reform plans. It also reviewed the most prominent dialogue and cultural events recently held by the center.
Al-Fawzan stressed the importance of the visit in terms of building bridges of cooperation between the center and the African international bodies and institutions, including Burkina Faso, in a manner that serves the noble values of the Kingdom, where the leadership and institutions seek to promote tolerance, coexistence, humanitarian partnerships and the rejection of violence and extremism.
Al-Fawzan added that effective relations between all countries are based on dialogue and respect for others, noting that dialogue contributes to achieving cooperation and common interests.
Rouamba expressed appreciation for the efforts made by the Kingdom and KACND in promoting human values and coexistence between different societies and cultures.
The delegation then visited the interactive dialogue exhibition. It was briefed on its various sections, including the experience of the Kingdom, as well as the experience of Nelson Mandela in spreading a culture of peace and rejecting racism.