The riders of the march ride their horses from Abu Dhabi

Ain Expo.. "Zayed's Path to Tolerance" from the capital.. to where the world meets

From Abu Dhabi to the “Dubai Expo”, where the world gathers, the “Zayed Trail of Tolerance” initiative was launched in its first version, organized by the Ministry of Tolerance and Coexistence, within the framework of the UAE’s celebrations of the “Fiftieth Year”, confirming the country’s keenness on the standards set by the late founding father. His Highness Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, may God rest his soul, for more than half a century, at the forefront of which is tolerance, coexistence and acceptance of the other.

Last Friday, Umm Al Emarat Park in Abu Dhabi witnessed the launch of the rally titled Ride for Life, which included a group of riders on their horses, in cooperation with the Zabian Equestrian Club and a number of parties, to move towards historical and tourist landmarks in Abu Dhabi, which represent stations of tolerance and coexistence, such as : Qasr Al Hosn, the memorial to the founding father, the Maryam Umm Issa Mosque, Qasr Al Watan, the Louvre Museum, and Manarat Al Saadiyat, before it goes out to the world, through “Expo 2020 Dubai” next November.

The Director of the Programs and Partnerships Department at the Ministry of Tolerance and Coexistence, Yasser Al Gergawi, told "Emirates Today": "The initiative will represent an annual event that will be launched at this time each year to roam all the emirates of the country, while adding more landmarks to its path, to be a witness to the keenness of Emirati society based on its inherent values ​​and cohesion behind its leadership, and its firm belief in the importance of diversity, its role in the wealth and progress of nations, and their welcome to all without exceptions.

He added: "The initiative reflects everyone's keenness on the authentic values ​​instilled in us by the founding father, the late Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, may he rest in peace, and her Highness Sheikha Fatima bint Mubarak, President of the General Women's Union, President of the Supreme Council for Motherhood and Childhood, and Supreme President of the Family Development Foundation ("Family Development Foundation"). The Mother of the Emirates), whom we are proud of, is a global symbol of tolerance and love, and a supporter of women, families and children in the UAE and around the world.

Al Gergawi added: "The launch of the initiative comes from Umm Al Emarat Park, in appreciation of the role of Her Highness Sheikha Fatima bint Mubarak, who devoted efforts to uplifting women and society, and caring for its various groups."

Yasser Al Gergawi:

• «The initiative reflects everyone's keenness on the authentic values ​​instilled in us by the founding father».

In the footsteps of the founders

The march follows the path of the founding leaders of the UAE, their legacy that is cherished by everyone, and the authentic values ​​on which the UAE was founded, including tolerance, coexistence, human brotherhood, acceptance of others and welcoming everyone without discrimination on religious, ethnic or cultural grounds.

The path, and the participation of nationalities residing in the UAE, is an indication that the values ​​that unite nations, which focus on cooperation, sympathy, acquaintance and dialogue, are what pave the way for societies to thrive.

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