Message of Islam in Prague
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.
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.