Saudi’s UNESCO envoy airs his views
Sunday, 26 May 2013
Dr. Ziad Idriss said that he owes his level of intellect to his father, Abdullah bin Idriss, a poet. In this interview with Saudi Arabia’s envoy to UNESCO, he states that societies which are not diverse, and which are culturally poor, are boring and meaningless.
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