Dr. Jassem Mohammed Al Qasimi, UAE Ambassador to Armenia, met with Karekin II, President of Armenian churches.
Karekin II praised the religious tolerance in the UAE and stated that he respects and appreciates the role of the UAE leadership in the field of religious tolerance.
He stressed that the UAE is playing a pivotal role in the dialogue of religions, while hailing the steps taken by His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, in renaming his mosque in Abu Dhabi as ‘Mariam Umm Eisa’.
He said that he was planning to establish an Intellectual Dialogue Centre between Islam and Christianity in the Hagarstin Church that was restored by H.H. Dr. Sheikh Sultan bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah.
The UAE Ambassador praised the efforts of the President of Armenian Churches in the field of tolerance and dialogue of religions.
Source: UAE Ministry of Foreign Affairs