Saudi Arabia provided the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC) with financial support of $1 million in an effort to support its work across the world, the official Saudi Press Agency reported Saturday.
The contribution was made through the Kingdom’s Permanent Representative to the UN Dr. Abdulaziz al-Wasil and was given to UN High-Representative for UNAOC Miguel Angel Moratinos at the UNAOC headquarters, SPA added.
For all the latest headlines follow our Google News channel online or via the app.
This financial support by Saudi Arabia is the third installment of a $3 million contribution pledged by the Kingdom in support of the UN agency’s goals, SPA said.
Al-Wasil underscored Saudi Arabia’s appreciation for the role that UNAOC plays and its efforts in spreading the culture of peace and tolerance at a time when the world is in vital need of peaceful coexistence.
SPA reported that Moratinos “hailed the great role played by the Kingdom in laying the foundations for peace and the values of coexistence and the rejection of hatred and violence,” adding that he commended Saudi Arabia’s significant role in promoting these values.
An excellent meeting with H.E. Amb. Dr. Abdulaziz Alwasil, Permanent Representative of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to the UN (@ksamissionun).— Miguel Ángel Moratinos (@MiguelMoratinos) September 16, 2022
I thanked him for the political support and the generous financial contribution of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to @UNAOC. pic.twitter.com/SV9GD2CiAd
Moratinos also said on Twitter that the meeting with al-Wasil was “excellent.”
“I thanked him for the political support and the generous financial contribution of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to the UNAOC,” he said in his tweet.
NEOM’s new Media Village announces over 40 pct cash rebate production grants scheme
Saudi Arabia’s humanitarian project in Yemen clears 1,030 mines in one week
Biden announces nominee to be new US ambassador to UAE
Saudi Arabia’s culinary heritage to be showcased at France’s Agora ExpoSaudi Arabia’s diverse culinary heritage will be showcased at the Agora Expo in France as part of globally promoting and introducing the Kingdom’s ... Gulf
Saudi Arabia donates $3.5 mln to UN nuclear watchdog IAEASaudi Arabia has donated $3.5 million to the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), the Saudi Press Agency reported on Sunday.For the latest ... Gulf
Delegation from Saudi Arabia’s Shura Council visits UAE counterpartsA delegation from Saudi Arabia’s Shura Council began an official visit to the United Arab Emirates on Sunday, the Saudi Press Agency reported.For the ... Gulf