Qatar: DICID chief highlights role in spreading peace


An article from The Peninsula, Qatar’s Daily Newspaper

Chairman of the Doha International Center for Interfaith Dialogue (DICID) Dr Ibrahim bin Saleh Al Nuaimi highlighted the role of the centre in spreading the culture of peace and coexistence among diverse segments of society, in cooperation with leaders of various religions, during a meeting with a delegation of youth leaders from Europe and America yesterday.

Al Nuaimi noted that the DICID is the institution concerned with interreligious and intercultural dialogue and capacity building in the field of dialogue and culture of peace in Qatar, stressing the center’s great interest in the youth sector and its keenness on involving them in its various activities, both in its annual conferences and in roundtables. Al Nuaimi gave a brief presentation of the center’s various activities, notably its annual Interfaith Dialogue Conference, which brings together people interested in interfaith dialogue, as well as local community roundtables, publications and other activities.

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For their part, the members of the youth delegation praised the center’s efforts in consolidating the values of coexistence and dialogue between religions and cultures.

The visit of the young leaders to the DICID comes as part of its activities and interactive programmes, which seek to establish communication and interaction with all cultures, religions and communities, especially with the youth.

The visit also comes as part of the activities of the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC) Fellowship programme aimed at deepening the mutual understanding between the countries of Europe, America, Arab and Islamic countries.