YBhg Dato Azman Amin bin Hassan, The Director General, Department of National Unity and Integration, Prime Minister’s Department accompanying officials. Reverend Thomas and Mr Wan Borhan was in Jordan to receive the third prize award on behalf of Malaysia at the World Interfaith Harmony Prize Ceremony held at the Baptism site, Dead Sea. Malaysian Ambassador Dato’ Abdul Malek bin Abdul Aziz also attended the ceremony organized by Al al Bayt Institute for Islamic Thought.
Their Royal Highnesses Prince Ghazi and Princess Areej Ghazi attended the ceremony with the Prince who deputized for Jordan King Abdullah II distributing awards to the winners. Malaysia won the award for a national initiative based on goodwill which included 10,000 individuals and officials from different religious backgrounds. Nigeria and the Philippines won first and second prize respectively.