Sheikha Lubna bint Khalid Al Qasimi, Minister of State for Tolerance, has accentuated on the fact that the people of the UAE along with the UAE leadership and government strongly admits that tolerance should form the backbone of all civilizations, culture, and religion.
Sheikha Lubna who was the chief guest for an event which was held in the Gurudwara Temple in Dubai, just before the International Day of Peace which falls on 21st September every year. The event was bearing the theme, “Together for Peace: Respect, Safety, and Dignity for All”. The event was held in association with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Minister of State for Tolerance in the UAE.
The celebration proposed to display the spirit of the UAE for togetherness and for advocating an all-encompassing drive on safety, respect, and dignity. She added that the UAE which is the home to over 200 different nationalities who live and share one common reality to live peacefully and securely. In fact, the UAE believes that countries and people need to stay connected as a crucial precondition for ensuring cohesion and growth of the world.
Sheikha Lubna stated that all members of the society should take the accountability to advocate tolerance, harmony, coexistence, peace, safety, respect, and dignity. She even emphasized that the UAE is devoted towards the promotion of human rights as well as protecting it at their home as well as all over the world. Hence, she pointed that the country’s foreign policy stresses on the doctrines of equality, justice, and human rights.
She even added that the UAE places a high preference for human rights in conformity with the international standards of human rights and is also devoted to the constant improvement of its laws and practices that depends on the cultural heritage of the country and religious values. Her country tries to preserve the tolerance, justice, and equality.
In this respect, she urged all members should try to work together in order to create a more coexisting, peaceful, and tolerant society for the current and future generations.