UAE, Ethiopia discuss cooperation between interfaith institutions


The United Arab Emirates Embassy in Addis Ababa and the Inter-Religious Council of Ethiopia (ICE), discussed enhancing of cooperation between the interfaith institutions in the two countries for the promotion of mutual understanding, tolerance and peace.
The meeting deliberated on role of inter-faith institutions to bring understanding and peace. In particular, the meeting was briefed on the Abrahamic Family House, which is one of the UAE’s main initiatives for global tolerance and peace.
The meeting was held, on 2nd December, at the ICE Secretariat, between Talal Al-Azeezi, Head of the Political, Economic, and Media Affairs Section at the UAE Embassy, and Tiguhan Kesis Tagay Tadele, Secretary General of the Inter-Religious Council of Ethiopia.
Talal said that the Abrahamic Family House is consisting of a mosque, church, synagogue and educational center, to be built in Abu Dhabi in the UAE. “The House embodies the common values between Judaism, Christianity and Islam, and constitutes a platform to enhance understanding and a true reflection of the UAE’s belief in tolerance and peace” he added.