Bahrain model in tolerance, pluralism

Manama: His Royal Highness Prime Minister Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa received at Gudaibiyah Palace today representatives of Hussaini community centres headed by Dr. Hassan Hameed Al Arayadh. They expressed thanks and gratitude to HRH the Premier for the government’s keenness to provide all needed support and facilities to houses of worship, praising his continuous directives to ensure success of Ashoora season every year.

HRH the Premier praised tolerance, coexistence and pluralism characterising the Bahraini people which turned Bahrain into a model to emulate in dedication and patriotism. He stressed that social unity and cohesion is the pillar of security and stability and a prerequisite for growth and development. He called to hold on to communication and moderation which have ever charactrised the Bahraini society throughout history, urging to renounce tendentious calls for division.

HRH the Prime Minister welcomed the Heads of the Hussaini community centres and members of the Hussaini Processions General Authority, praising their efforts in promoting noble Islamic values calling for unity and cohesion. He stressed unflinching keenness to reach out to citizens and ensure security, stability and welfare for them. He directed the ministries and competent parties to exert all efforts to facilitate the organisation of religious occasions given their role in maintaining the social texture and highlighting tolerance, coexistence and pluralism. He stressed the government’s keenness to dedicate all needed capabilities, in cooperation with the Hussaini Processions General Authority, to ensure success of Ashoora season.

HRH the Premier stressed the need to hold on to moderation which has ever characterised the Bahraini people, urging to instill in the youth the noble Islamic values calling for tolerance and unity.

In a speech given on behalf of the audience, Ghazi Abdul Mohsin expressed honour in meeting HRH the Prime Minister, thanking him for his efforts to ensure success of Ashoora season. He also extended thanks and gratitude to His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa for his support to religious freedom. He expressed sincerest thanks and respect to His Royal Highness Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, Crown Prince, Deputy Supreme Commander and First Deputy Premier for his role in promoting religious tolerance.

Source: Bahrain News Agency