His Excellency Saqr Ghobash, Chairman of the Federal National Council, affirmed that spreading tolerance, moderation, openness, acceptance of others, and the values of human coexistence represent the principles of the people of the Emirates and their deep-rooted human values, which are embodied in the reality of our country and its civilized development process, indicating that the UAE has succeeded today in providing a model for stability and tolerance in The region, and its success comes from the moderation of its approach, the depth of its vision and its openness to the world, and it continues to be based on respecting the principles and enhancing security and peace for all people.
This came during the reception of His Excellency the members of the jury of the Zayed Prize for Human Fraternity at the headquarters of the General Secretariat of the Federal National Council in Dubai, in the presence of Dr. Omar Al-Nuaimi, Secretary-General of the Federal National Council.
At the beginning of the meeting, His Excellency Saqr Ghobash welcomed the members of the jury, stressing the UAE’s keenness to harness all its potentials for their success in their mission and to choose the character they deem eligible for the award, with full impartiality, transparency and independence.
His Excellency Saqr Ghobash affirmed that “The Zayed Prize for Human Fraternity has emerged as a global initiative, embodying the values and principles of the UAE firmly based on human brotherhood, tolerance and acceptance of the other, and these are the same values that the UAE launched into the world for global peace and coexistence. His Excellency said: The wise leadership of the UAE, headed by His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the State, may God protect him, is following the path of the founding leader, the late Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, may God have mercy on him, in strengthening the bonds of human brotherhood and upholding the values of coexistence. Tolerance and human solidarity between human beings.
His Excellency Saqr Ghobash said: Tolerance in the UAE is a historic commitment of the leadership and the people, and that the economic and developmental success the UAE is reaping today is one of the fruits of a culture of tolerance, and that the UAE’s duty towards humanity requires it to spread and support this experience worldwide.
For their part, the members of the jury assessed the Zayed Prize for Human Fraternity as one of the most important initiatives related to the document of human fraternity and its importance for humanity, especially in light of the challenges and crises the world is going through.