Foreign Policy Research Institute A Nation Must Think Before it Acts Director of Program on Middle East Tally Helfont Quoted by The North African Post on Religious Tolerance in the Middle East

Director of Program on Middle East Tally Helfont Quoted by The North African Post on Religious Tolerance in the Middle East

Director of Program on Middle East Tally Helfont Quoted by The North African Post on Religious Tolerance in the Middle East


The North Africa Post

Echoing him, former President of the World Bank, James Wolfensohn, said the award is an expression of the recognition of the international community to the efforts spearheaded by the King in terms of championing the values of moderation and tolerance.

For his part, Director of the Middle East Program at the Foreign Policy Research Institute (FPRI), Tally Helfont, underscored the key role of the King, in his quality as Commander of the Faithful, saying that this status grants the King an unparalleled legitimacy to lead the fight against religious extremism.

In this regards, he recalled the call made by the King to the Moroccan community to uphold the lofty values of Islam and reject all forms extremism.

In the same vein, Joel Ruet, head of the international think tank, the Bridge, said the distinction went to the King in recognition of the “coherent and steady” policy adopted by the King since his enthronement.

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