Etidal Secretary General receives Dutch envoy of Ethics and Beliefs

The Secretary-General of the Global Center for Combating Extremist Ideology (Etidal), Dr. Mansour Al-Shammari, received at the center’s headquarters in Riyadh today (Wednesday) the third of (August) 2022, the Dutch Special Envoy for Religions and Beliefs, Ambassador Jos Duma, the Ambassador of the Kingdom of the Netherlands to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia  Mrs. Janet Alberda and the delegation accompanying them. During the meeting, ways of cooperation in combating extremist ideology were discussed.

During the visit, the delegation was briefed on Etidal’s work strategies, and toured the command and control department, during which they learned about the monitoring and analysis mechanism, the techniques used, and the models that are being built and developed inside the center. Before leaving the center, photos were taken, while gifts were exchanged between His Excellency Etidal’s Secretary General, Dr. Mansour Al-Shammari, and the Dutch Special Envoy for Religions and Beliefs, Ambassador Jos Douma.

Ambassador Jos Dumas made a media statement in which he said, “It is surprising to me, I am not a technical person, and here I am   at this large center where you study what is happens around us and what might be a threat to us, but as I expressed in my questions that I think that we working together as the center and as the Dutch envoy for religion and belief in the Netherlands for a moderate world, where we tolerate each other and work together for our common future gifted by our God, thank you very much .”