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Sheikha Lubna bint Khalid Al Qasimi, Minister of State for Tolerance, lauded the efforts being made by the UAE ambassadors overseas to promote the values of tolerance, co-existence and peace, as well as the UAE's humanitarian initiatives to the mankind without distinction of origin, race, colour, ethnicity, religion or sect.
Sheikha Lubna made her remarks while informing the new UAE ambassadors to Kazakhstan, Latvia, Denmark, Sweden, New Zealand and Ukraine about the National Programme for Tolerance during a meeting held in Abu Dhabi on Wednesday.
The programme highlights the UAE's consistent efforts to spread the values of tolerance, openness, understanding and acceptance of others at leadership, government and people's levels, she noted.
'The ambassadors have a national responsibility to present the true image of the UAE as a country of tolerance and how it is hosting more than 200 nationalities working, living and communicating together in peace and harmony,' Sheikha Lubna said.
The programme's team briefed the ambassadors about its features, based on seven main pillars, namely, Islam, the UAE Constitution, Zayed's Legacy and Ethics of the UAE, International Conventions, Archaeology and History, Humanity and Common Values. – Emirates News Agency, WAM - http://www.wam.ae/en/news/emirates/1395305227971.html
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