November 30th Issue

EXCLUSIVE: Interview with UAE’s Minister of Tolerance

Advocating tolerance: H.E. Sheikha Lubna Al Qasimi sits down for an exclusive interview with Newsweek Middle East By Irene Hell “Sometimes I think it is mindboggling… when all of a sudden you find a teenager who left home because he wanted to fight in Syria, and you think what have I done to my child? Why would a child become like this?” says the UAE’s Minister of State for Tolerance, Sheikha Lubna Al Qasimi. Being recognized by Forbes magazine as one of the most powerful women in the world, Qasimi, served as the former UAE minister of international cooperation, as well as the former minister of economy and planning. And though she is hard to get on the record as she prefers to work and implement the ministry’s goals first before talking about them, Al Qasimi allocated part of her precious time to speak to Newsweek Middle East about the necessity to combat terrorism, hatred and xenophobia by spreading tolerance, patience and compassion. According to h (Read More)

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