Mes­sage of Is­lam in Prague

Times of Oman - - OMAN/WORLD -

PRAGUE: The “Mes­sage of Is­lam” ex­hi­bi­tion which is or­gan­ised by the Min­istry of Awqaf and Re­li­gious Af­fairs in co­op­er­a­tion with the Czech Min­istry of For­eign Af­fairs kicked off in the Czech cap­i­tal Prague yes­ter­day and con­tin­ues un­til the end of Novem­ber.

The open­ing cer­e­mony was held at the Min­istry of For­eign Af­fairs of the Czech Repub­lic un­der the pa­tron­age of Lukas Kaucky, Un­der­sec­re­tary of the Min­istry, in the pres­ence of a number of Czech per­son­al­i­ties, Arab and for­eign am­bas­sadors, heads of re­li­gious cen­tres, Arab com­mu­ni­ties, in­ter­ested par­ties, aca­demics and a large number of in­vited mem­bers of Czech so­ci­ety.

The Sul­tanate’s ef­forts con­tinue to pro­mote a cul­ture of peace­ful co­ex­is­tence, un­der­stand­ing and har­mony among na­tions, cultures and peo­ples, re­spect for sa­cred­ness and hu­man rights, em­pha­sis on com­mon hu­man val­ues and re­jec­tion of ex­trem­ism, vi­o­lence and ha­tred.

Mo­hammed bin Said alMa’amari, Sci­en­tific Ad­vi­sor at the Of­fice of the Min­is­ter of Awqaf and Re­li­gious Af­fairs and the Gen­eral Su­per­vi­sor of the “Mes­sage of Is­lam” ex­hi­bi­tion stressed that the ex­hi­bi­tion is a re­flec­tion of the suc­cess of Omani di­plo­macy in its ef­forts in the world.

Dur­ing the in­ter­na­tional con­fer­ence held in Prague, he re­viewed a work­ing pa­per en­ti­tled “The Roots of Co-ex­is­tence in Oman, in which he re­ferred to the Sul­tanate’s good liv­ing stan­dards and the mod­ern Re­nais­sance un­der the lead­er­ship of His Majesty Sul­tan Qa­boos Bin Said and the foun­da­tions he es­tab­lished of jus­tice, equal­ity and com­mon hu­man val­ues, point­ing out the Omani cul­tural her­itage, trade and cul­tural open­ness, com­mu­ni­ca­tion based on mu­tual in­ter­ests, as well as a le­gal sys­tem that pre­serves rights and achieves hu­man dig­nity.

The ex­hi­bi­tion in­cluded the paint­ings of the “Mes­sage of Is­lam” ex­hi­bi­tion, about the pub­lic life in Oman, in ad­di­tion to Omani fine art paint­ings and cal­lig­ra­phy, as well as dis­play­ing some of the Omani an­tiques and fea­tures of pub­lic life in the Sul­tanate past and present.

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PRO­MOT­ING PEACE: The open­ing cer­e­mony was held at the Min­istry of For­eign Af­fairs of the Czech Repub­lic un­der the pa­tron­age of Lukas Kaucky, Un­der­sec­re­tary of the Min­istry.

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