Watch: World religious leaders come together to open first Faith Pavilion at COP28

Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan (second from right), UAE Minister of Tolerance and Coexistence with representatives of His Holiness Pope Francis, and of the Grand Imam of Al-Azhar, Ahmed Mohamed Ahmed El-Tayeb, with COP28 President Dr Sultan Al Jaber (second from left) at the Faith Pavilion at COP28 at Expo City Dubai on Sunday
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Dubai: World religious leaders, scientists and global political officials came together for the inauguration of the first-ever Faith Pavilion at a COP, on the fourth day of COP28 in Dubai on Sunday, to discuss the role of faith communities and religious institutions in addressing the climate crisis.

Held under the patronage of UAE President His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, the inauguration was attended by Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, UAE Minister of Tolerance and Coexistence and His Eminence Cardinal Pietro Parolin, Vatican Secretary of State, representing His Holiness Pope Francis.