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Arab Emirates celebrates the International Day of Human Fraternity

Arab Emirates celebrates the International Day of Human Fraternity
February 2, 2024 – 16:57

This is the anniversary of the signing of the document between Pope Francis and the Grand Imam of Al-Azhar on February 4, 2019.

By disposition of the United Nations (UN), It is commemorated every February 4th. Human Fraternity Dayto remember the signature of the document “Human Fraternity for World Peace and Coexistence” between Pope Francis and Grand Imam of Al-Azhar, Ahmad al-Tayyibhe February 4, 2019in Abu Dhabi.

On this day, the international community seeks “promote the spirit of brotherhoodsolidarity and tolerance among the peoples of the world”, as the religious exponents maintained after the signing of the document.

In this regard, the Ambassador of the Arab Emirates in Argentina, Saeed Al Qemzi, highlighted the efforts of the Emirates in promotion of these values ​​with which the sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan founded the State, and which continue today under the mandate of the current president of the Arab Emirates, Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan.

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Ambassador of the United Arab Emirates in Buenos Aires, Al Qemzi.

Ambassador of the United Arab Emirates in Buenos Aires, Al Qemzi.

The measures of the Arab Emirates to promote this date

“At a time when the world faces increasing challenges and conflictsin the Emirates the Ministry of Tolerancealong with the signing of the Declaration of Human Fraternity and the opening of the Abrahamic Family House,” said Ambassador Al Quemzi.

In that sense, the ambassador in Argentina stressed “the importance of build bridges of understanding and cooperation between peoples, to forge a future in the spirit of tolerancerejecting extremism, hatred, and any cause that generates division and difference.”

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Pope Francis and the Grand Imam of Al-Azhar, Ahmad al-Tayyib, at the signing of the Fraternity document in 2019.

Pope Francis and the Grand Imam of Al-Azhar, Ahmad al-Tayyib, at the signing of the Fraternity document in 2019.

The “example of the Emirates”, in the words of the ambassador himself

“Proof of this is in my country,” Ambassador Al Quemzi highlighted, where “more than 200 nationalities congregate, and there are more than 40 churches and places of worship,” he added. “This makes the Arab Emirates a great destination for the coexistence of all global communities,” he said later.

Ambassador Al Qemzi stressed that human brotherhood “it’s not just a motto”but it is “a vision in which we must all work together to consolidate peace, development and human rights, in order to build a better world within a framework of cultural diversity”, in your own words.

Source: Ambito

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