HH Shaikh Nasser: Bahrain a beacon of coexistence, peace and tolerance

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Manama, Apr.7 (BNA): Deputised by His Majesty King Hamad Al Khalifa, His Highness Shaikh Nasser bin Hamad Al Khalifa, HM the King’s Representative for Humanitarian Work and Youth Affairs, attended the Ramadan Gathering, which was organised by the This is Bahrain Society, at the Cathedral Our Lady of Arabia in Awali.
HH Shaikh Nasser bin Hamad said that Bahrain, in the era of HM the King, has become an oasis of security and safety and a country of coexistence among all religions, beliefs and sects.
"The Kingdom of Bahrain has a long history as a beacon of fraternity, coexistence and tolerance among all religions and sects”, he said on this occasion.
He paid tribute to HM the King for promoting cohesion and human coexistence among all followers of different religions, who see the Kingdom of Bahrain as a safe and preferred place for them, stressing the Kingdom’s keenness to spread the principles of peace and love with everyone and mutual respect.
He said that the Kingdom of Bahrain has always welcomed everyone on its land for centuries and opened its arms to embrace all religions and sects,
He noted the Kingdom’s efforts and pioneering global initiatives that contribute to the consolidation and promotion of a culture of rapprochement, coexistence and interfaith dialogue for the good of humankind.
This is Bahrain Society Chairperson Betsy Mathieson said hailed the security, safety and coexistence  that reign in Bahrain, thanks to the great efforts made by His Majesty the Kingm who turned made the Kingdom  into global model of peaceful coexistence among all and established the principles of meaningful dialogue until the Bahraini society became known for its moderation and moderation and love for all.
“We are keen to hold such gatherings that contribute to promoting love and peace, coexistence, tolerance and moderation”, she said, adding that everything in Bahrain lives in an atmosphere of freedom to practice religious rites and beliefs with a freedom that is unparalleled anywhere in the world.

The ceremony opened with the royal anthem of the Kingdom of Bahrain and a short welcome speech by Mrs. Betsy Matheson, then a multi-religious prayer for peace was held, and then the anthem of peace by the cathedral choir.