Saudi Arabia Provides USD One Million to UNAOC

New York, The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia provided today USD one million to the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC) for supporting its work plan, activities and programs.

The Kingdom’s permanent representative to the United Nations, Ambassador Abdulaziz bin Mohammed Al-Wasel, handed over the financial support to High UN High-Representative for the Alliance of Civilizations Miguel Angel Moratinos at the UNAOC headquarters.

Ambassador Al-Wasel affirmed the Kingdom’s appreciation for the important role played by the UNAOC and its efforts in disseminating a culture of peace and tolerance and strengthening the role of multiple diplomacy, at a time when the world has an urgent need to establish the values of coexistence, build bridges of communication and spread peace.

For his part, the High UN High-Representative for the Alliance of Civilizations hailed the great role played by the Kingdom in laying the foundations for peace and the values of coexistence and the rejection of hatred and violence, especially in light of the comprehensive renaissance as well as great social and cultural transformations the Kingdom is witnessing, commending the Kingdom’s central role in promoting the values of peace and tolerance and respecting all religions and cultures.


Source: Saudi Press Agency