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The Oslo Times Chief Editor meets with His Excellency, Saudi Arabia Ambassador to Norway in Oslo 

The Oslo Times Chief Editor meets with His Excellency, Saudi Arabia Ambassador to Norway in Oslo
Saudi Arabia Ambassador to Norway, Khaled A. Al-Nafisee (left) and The Oslo Times Chief Editor, Hatef Mokhtar (right)

His Excellency, Saudi Arabia Ambassador to Norway, Khaled A. Al-Nafisee met this Thursday with The Oslo Times Chief Editor and renown wtier Hatek Mokhtar to discuss the Kingdom’s humanitarian and social involvement in Europe.

His Excellency kindly opened up on Saudi Arabia’s intent to support civil organizations in Norway, and to some extent Europe, in order to see flourish and assert democratic values.

Ambassador Al-Nafisee, expressed his support of The Oslo Times in its dedication for covering and denouncing human rights abuses all over the world, while all the while promoting and advocating, tolerance, freedom and civil liberties, values which the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia share and uphold.

The first Saudi Ambassador to the Kingdom of Norway, Khaled A. Al-Nafisee has tirelessly worked to reinforce Saudi Arabia and Norway bi-lateral relations by enhancing and promoting business relationships in several sectors, including the oil and gas industry, increasing import and export of products and commodities and exchange in education, new technology, agriculture and fishery.

The Ambassador reiterated his support to all organizations, especially The Oslo Times which work and energy are focused on promoting tolerance and personal freedom, away from prejudice based on one’s affiliation, political inclination, crib, sect, or gender.

A man of great ethical standard, the Saudi Ambassador keenly underscored the role which Islam must play in bringing communities together by promoting values of tolerance and understanding.

Ambassador Al-Nafisee noted how very much western countries misunderstand Islam, adding he wishes to correct such bias by bridging the cultural gap which intolerance and fear have created over the past decade, something The Oslo Times and its Editor in Chief, Hatef Mokhtar can relate to, as his life work has been to create a cultural, religious and human bridge between nations.

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