Manama, Chairman of the Jaffari Endowments Council, Shaikh Mohsen Al-Asfoor, received here today a delegation from the King Hamad Global Centre for Peaceful Co-existence, led by Board of Trustees' Deputy Chairperson , Betsy B Mathieson.
Deputy Chairman of the Jaffari Endowments Council, Dr. Abdul Hussain Al-Dairi, and Acting Director of the Jaffari Endowments, Ali Mirza Khamis, were also present.
Shaikh Al-Asfoor welcomed the delegation, and lauded the lofty goals of the King Hamad Global Centre for Peaceful Co-existence.
He affirmed that the Jaffari Endowments Directorate supports the King Hamad Global Centre for Peaceful Co-existence, and shares with its officials the goals of disseminating peace and moderation, and reflecting the image of peaceful co-existence and tolerance which Bahrain has been known for throughout ages as a land of love and peace that embraces all its components.
The goals were stressed in the "Kingdom of Bahrain Declaration" which embodies the philosophy and visions of His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa, who represents a role model to be emulated in this regard, he said.
The centre's Board of Trustees Deputy Chairperson, Betsy B Mathieson, expressed Shaikh Mohsen Al-Asfoor's initiatives in support of the activities and events of the King Hamad Global Centre for Peaceful Co-existence, noting that Al-Asfoor was the first religious figure the centre's delegation has met.
She added that Shaikh Al-Asfoor has played a key role in consolidating the kingdom's image as a land of co-existence and peace, noting that the Jaffari Endowments participated actively in the events organised by "This Is Bahrain" in various capitals.
Mathison said that Bahrain sends messages of peace to the world, based on what all those who have set foot in the soil for centuries know, adding that the Kingdom's components constitute a beautiful mosaic reflecting its image.
Source: Bahrain News Agency