The UAE Embassy in Saudi Arabia today organized, in cooperation with Fatima bint Mohamed bin Zayed Initiative (FBMI) for tradition Afghan carpet weaving project and development of Afghan countryside, the “Year of Tolerance Exhibition”, which included artistic shows under the title, “The Peace Carpet Project”.
The exhibition aims to highlight aims to highlight the importance of organization programmes to promote culture, as well as the role of economic and business sectors in encouraging, empowering and supporting culture, while affirming the role of innovation and technology in the cultural scene.
The two-day exhibition, which is part of the embassy’s “Year of Tolerance” celebrations, witnessed the attendance of senior officials, pioneers of knowledge, and the leaders of cultural institutions from both countries, such as the Misk Charitable Foundation, the Ministry of Foreign Affair and International Cooperation, the Athr Gallery, Dubai Culture, the Saudi Art Council, and the Saudi Arabian Society for Culture and Arts.
Regarding the exhibition, Sheikh Shakhbout bin Nahyan Al Nahyan, UAE Ambassador to Saudi Arabia, said, “The UAE’s and Saudi Arabia’s qualitative cultural progress, under the directives of their wise leadership, is a joint message of tolerance, and its destination is the stage is world, and its identity is the people everywhere. The vitality of our cultural action highlight our region’s culture to the world’s peoples, with all colours of the rainbow, and encourages the exchange of ideas, knowledge and communication with the world, with the confidence of the culture individuals who are in harmony with themselves , and in harmony with their surroundings, believe in their values, and are keen on their identity and are open to the world”.
He congratulated Saudi Arabia’s leadership, government and people on the announcement of the Saudi Ministry of Culture regarding its initiatives and programs that aim to achieve Saudi Vision 2030, and while highlighting the values of diversity, pluralism and openness. ��