Religious Tolerance in Oman Exhibition opens new horizons for dialogue in US
RHODE ISLAND (United States) - The Religious Tolerance in Oman Exhibition was opened in the city of Rhode Island. The exhibition is organized by the Ministry of Awqaf and Religious Affairs.
Hanena bint Sultan al-Mughairiyah, Sultanate's ambassador to the USA, a number of figures of the city of Rhode Island and the delegation of the Ministry of Awqaf and Religious Affairs took part in the ceremony, which was held at the Salve Regina University.
Dr. Mohammed bin Said al-Ma'amari, Scientific Advisor at the Office of Minister of Awqaf and Religious Affairs gave a speech during which he said that organizing this exhibition in the US comes within the efforts being exerted by the Sultanate to disseminate the culture of understanding, moderation and transferring the Sultanate's experience to the nations, as well as urging them to rise above hate. It also aims at highlighting role of the Omani woman and linking that to what has been achieved in the prosperous reign of His Majesty Sultan Qaboos Bin Said.
On her turn, al-Mughairiyah, Sultanate's ambassador to the USA gave a speech during which she explained that the Sultanate and the USA are bound by strong relations in various spheres, pointing out the Sultanate, since His Majesty Sultan Qaboos Bin Said's accession to the throne in 1970, accorded a great attention to open new horizons with different world countries and disseminating peace and values of Islam.
She added that this exhibition opens new avenues for the religious tolerance and dialogue, as well as coexistence as it conveys the Sultanate's experience in the field of religious tolerance.
It is worth mentioning that this exhibition will be held in various US cities.