QATAR FOREIGN MINISTER OPENS ARABIC CALLIGRAPHY EXHIBITION IN GENEVA

GENEVA, Switzerland, Mar 1 – Qatar Foreign Minister, Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al-Thani, opened today, an Arabic calligraphy exhibition, organised by the Permanent Mission of the State of Qatar to the United Nations Office in Geneva.

Under the title, ‘Human Rights in the Islamic Culture,’ the exhibition is held in collaboration with Qatar National Human Rights Committee (NHRC), under the auspices of Director-General of the United Nations Office in Geneva, Michael Muller.

The official opening of the exhibition was attended by NHRC Chairman, Dr Ali bin Shaikh Al Marri, and Director-General of the United Nations Office, Michael Mueller, President of the 70th session of UN General Assembly, Mogens Lykketoft, and President of the Human Rights Council, Ambassador Choi Kyong-lim.

The Foreign Minister inaugurated the exhibition, which will run until Mar 4, in the presence of high-ranking dignitaries, representatives of permanent diplomatic missions in Geneva, and representatives of international organisations and non-governmental organisations in Geneva.

In his opening remarks, Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al-Thani, said that, this exhibition is in line with Qatar’s efforts, to support inter-faith dialogue, stressing that Islam stands alongside other divine religions, to achieve peace and respect for human freedom and dignity

Source: QNA