King Hamad Centre a pioneering initiative

King Hamad Centre a pioneering initiative

ManamaAssistant Foreign Minister, Abdulla bin Faisal bin Jabur Al Doseri, praised the Royal Decree appointing the Chairman and members of the Board of Trustees of the King Hamad Global Centre for Peaceful Co-existence as well as the Secretary-General of the Board. 

Al Doseri noted that the King Hamad Global Centre for Peaceful Co-existence reflects the keenness of His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al-Khalifa on the importance of peaceful coexistence and the promotion of dialogue among different cultures and religions.  

He affirmed that the establishment of the centre would contribute to strengthening the bridges of communication between all peoples and support the efforts of the international community in maintaining security and peace.




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