COP28 President’s Inspiring Address

Dr. Sultan Al Jaber, the President of COP28, delivered an inspirational address at the Global Faith Leaders’ Summit in Abu Dhabi. During this significant gathering, he received the ‘Abu Dhabi Interfaith Statement on climate change’ from faith leaders and committed to carrying their message forward to the world at COP28.

Faith Leaders Unite for Planetary Resurgence

The Faith Leaders’ Summit, held under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the UAE, was a momentous event attended by prominent figures, including Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Tolerance and Coexistence; His Eminence Professor Mohamed Al Duwani representing Al Azhar Al Sharif, and His Eminence Cardinal Pietro Parolin, representing His Holiness Pope Francis. In addition to religious leaders, the summit saw participation from academics and environmental experts, and it featured a video address by António Guterres, Secretary-General of the United Nations.

The Abu Dhabi Interfaith Statement for COP28

The highlight of the summit was the signing of the ‘Confluence of Conscience: Uniting for Planetary Resurgence,’ also known as ‘The Abu Dhabi Interfaith Statement for COP28.’ This historic commitment by 28 faith leaders focuses on addressing climate change and raising climate ambitions in preparation for COP28, scheduled to take place in Dubai at the end of November. The statement was a product of months of collaboration and was signed during the event, organized by the Muslim Council of Elders (MCE) in partnership with the COP28 Presidency, the United Nations Environment Program (UNEP), and the UAE Ministry of Tolerance and Coexistence.

A Powerful Call for Climate Action

Dr. Al Jaber hailed ‘The Abu Dhabi Interfaith Statement for COP28’ as “a powerful statement of intent that the whole world needs to hear.” He emphasized that it is a call for urgency, unity, solidarity, responsibility, and hope. Addressing the diverse faith leaders, he acknowledged their role as the custodians of beliefs and aspirations shared by people worldwide, highlighting their collective faith as a powerful voice for many communities often unheard. He applauded the unity of faiths around a common goal, emphasizing that even in a divided world, unity around climate action is possible.


Matthew Perry Passed Away

Matthew Perry Passed Away

We’re heartbroken to share the news that Matthew Perry, beloved for his iconic role on the hit TV show ‘Friends,’ has passed away at the age of 54. Known for bringing warmth and laughter into our homes, Matthew left us this Saturday. He will always be remembered as an integral part of the close-knit group of friends navigating life in Manhattan on the classic NBC series.

Thanks Matthew Perry for all the laughter and smiles you brought for us

MJ Dastouri


Chandler Bing was portrayed by Matthew Perry on the classic American TV sitcom “Friends,” which aired from 1994 to 2004. This iconic character was known for his quick wit, self-deprecating humor, and sarcastic quips, which often served as a coping mechanism for his insecurities and uncomfortable situations. Despite his exterior demeanor, Chandler was deeply loyal to his friends and had a vulnerable side that was gradually revealed over the show’s 10-year run.

Professionally, Chandler worked in statistical analysis and data reconfiguration, a job he found utterly unfulfilling. This dissatisfaction led to some pivotal moments on the show, including his decision to quit and pursue a career in advertising, which he found more rewarding.

His relationship with Monica Geller, another main character on the show, was a central storyline. Initially platonic friends, their relationship blossomed into romance and eventually marriage, challenging Chandler’s fears around commitment. Over the seasons, Monica’s unwavering support helped him face his insecurities and become a better, more confident person.

Chandler’s friendship with Joey Tribbiani was another key aspect of his character. Their bromance provided many memorable moments, from building a homemade entertainment unit to adopting a ceramic dog named “Pat the Dog.” Through thick and thin, their friendship showcased Chandler’s softer, nurturing side, especially when he helped Joey navigate the challenges of acting and dating.

Matthew Perry, Beloved as Chandler Bing, Passes Away at 54

We are saddened to announce the passing of Matthew Perry, best known for his unforgettable role as Chandler Bing in the much-loved sitcom “Friends.” He was 54 years old.

Confirmation and Cause of Death

Capt. Scot Williams from the LAPD’s Robbery-Homicide division has verified the loss. While the exact cause of death remains undetermined, authorities have found no signs of foul play.

An Icon in American Television

Matthew Perry became a household name in American television, with his role in “Friends” standing out as particularly iconic. He appeared in all 10 seasons of the groundbreaking NBC series, sharing the screen with other accomplished actors like Jennifer Aniston, David Schwimmer, and Lisa Kudrow.

The Unforgettable Chandler Bing

Perry’s portrayal of Chandler Bing was unforgettable, especially for his sharp and sarcastic humor.

“Friends” Lives On

Despite premiering back in 1994, “Friends” continues to captivate new generations and remains popular among young viewers even today.

A Prolific Career Spanning Four Decades

While most famous for “Friends,” Matthew Perry’s television career actually spanned close to 40 years. His first acting credit dates back to 1979 when he was just a child, appearing in an episode of the police series “240-Robert,” as per IMDb records. He took on the role of Chandler Bing when he was 24.