Ministry of Foreign Affairs Celebrates Winners of Qatar Global Award for Dialogue Among Civilizations

The Qatari Committee for the Alliance of Civilization at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the ISESCO Chair in Alliance of Civilizations at the College of Sharia and Islamic Studies at Qatar University celebrated the winners of ‘Qatar Global Award for Dialogue Among Civilizations’ in its first edition 2018.

The awards were handed out to the three winners on Saturday on the sidelines of the 18th Doha Forum by HE Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs and Chairman of Qatar Committee for Alliance of Civilisations Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al-Thani.

The awards were handed out to Dr. Zuhair Sokaj from Heinrich-Heine University Dusseldorf (HHU), Germany, for his research “From the Dialogue of Civilizations to the Civilizations of Dialogue: An Evaluating Vision”. The award was received on behalf of him by Dr. Ezz El Din Maamish. Dr. Edris Maqbol from Ibn Ghazi Center for Research and Strategic Studies in Meknes city in Morocco also receive the award for his research “Civilizational Dialogue: A Study in the System of Qur’anic Knowledge and Values.” It was also handed out to Dr. Anmar Ahmad, of Iraqi nationality, and works at the Fatih Sultan Mehmet University in Istanbul, Turkey, for his research on “Dialogue Among the Followers of the Three Monotheistic Faiths in the Middle East”.

The number of applicants to the award exceeded 400 participants from 58 countries around the world who focused their research on the themes of the award in its first edition, which is the concept and consolidation of dialogue among civilizations.

The award is part of the State of Qatar’s efforts to promote the Alliance of Civilizations and its contribution to building peace and coexistence among multicultural societies and peoples.

Source: Ministry of Foreign Affairs