The speech of the Minister of Energy and Industry on the year of tolerance
Monday, December 17, 2018
Tolerance... Zayed's Human Legacy
HE Suhail Mohammed Al Mazrouei, Minister of Energy and Industry, said in his speech on the announcement of 2019 as the Year of Tolerance by His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the UAE, , that this year is an extension of Zayed Year. H.E said that this year holds the highest values of the late founding father Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan, who has instilled these values in UAE people for its fundamental importance in building societies, fostering dialogue among cultures, unifying the efforts and for creating happiness for the people.
He added that this initiative strengthens UAE's position as a global capital for tolerance, emphasizing the belief of the leadership in the need to deepen the values of tolerance and dialogue, accepting the others and open up to different cultures, especially in the future generation by enabling them to build societies based on tolerance, dialogue and respect for cultural pluralism for its positive and civilizational effects on society and people in general.
The Minister of Energy and Industry referred also to the concrete efforts made by UAE locally, regionally and internationally to promote and support the concepts and values of tolerance, co-existence, peace and giving, the love of good for all, cooperation and equality between people without discrimination, with the aim to contributing to achieving security, peace, stability and sustainable development in all nations.