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Thursday 19 Sep 2019 With Participation of 150 Nationalities, 600, 000 Persons Signed the ‘Covenant for Million Tolerant’ The number of signees on the ‘Covenant for Million Tolerant’ launched by Zayed House for Islamic Culture (ZHIC) last April hit 600,000 persons
The number of signees on the ‘Covenant for Million Tolerant’ launched by Zayed House for Islamic Culture (ZHIC) last April hit 600,000 persons. The Covenant is an e-document contributes to realizing ZHIC strategic goals regarding sustainable tolerance and instilling the significance and sustainability of tolerance as a sublime moral value in the UAE community of various segments. Besides, portraying the image of the UAE as a hub for tolerance, goodness and love.
As per the latest statistics, the visitors to the e-platform reached more than 777, 000 persons; of whom 277,000 are male and 168,000 are females. The participation came from about 150 nationalities, notably UAE, Egypt, Jordan, India, etc.
The respective teamwork of the ‘Covenant for Million Tolerant’ communicated with 129 foundations in the UAE, of which 75 in Abu Dhabi, 14 in Dubai, 15 in Sharjah and 21 in Ajman. Added to 3 other foundations in RAK and 1 Fujairah.
In fact, 66.7% of the foundations that ZHIC contacted showed interest to support the e-platform initiative for the ‘Covenant for Million Tolerant’.
The Covenant received the backing of the most eminent and influential figures on social media in the UAE. Those signed included 49 of ministers, executives, writers, media personnel, sportsmen and celebrities spearheaded by HH Lt General Sheikh Saif Bin Zayed al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior.
ZHIC cooperates with various institutions and media outlets to promote the platform for the ‘Covenant for Million Tolerant’ to reach equally locals and residents of the UAE. In order to realize, enhance, and implant the value of tolerance in society through individuals, public and private entities participation.
To this end, the moment the e-platform for the Covenant was launched last April, ZHIC set a publicizing plan to reach its goal to attract a million participant. The teamwork accordingly communicated with various institutions of both public and private sectors in the UAE, added to media, airports, malls, and hotels. The team also organized two campaigns: one with DU and another with Facebook in both Arabic and English; besides the campaign ZHIC currently organizing in schools, universities, and public and private colleges in cooperation with the Ministry of Education and Department of Education and Knowledge by the start of the study season in the UAE.
In this regard, Dr. Nedal al Tinaiji, ZHIC General Director related that the ‘Covenant for Million Tolerant’ came to realize the aspirations and orientations of the wise leadership with regard to spreading and establishing the values of tolerance, love and giving among the members of society in the ‘Year of Tolerance’. Especially as the Covenant embraces a noble message, that ‘an individual should be tolerant; not only with oneself, but also with the surrounding and the community at large, for there is life in tolerance’.
Moreover, she added, ‘we invite the public to take part in the e-platform to undertake to be tolerant individuals in our society’.

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