The constitution and other laws and policies protect religious freedom and, in practice, the government respected religious freedom. The government did not demonstrate a trend toward either improvement or deterioration in respect for and protection of the right to religious freedom.
There were no reports of societal abuses or discrimination based on religious affiliation, belief, or practice.
The U.S. embassy discussed religious freedom with the government as part of its overall policy to promote human rights. The embassy maintains relationships with religious leaders, civil society members, and members of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in an effort to promote religious freedom and human rights. In honor of Ramadan, embassy representatives visited the country’s only mosque to meet with the leaders of the community, discuss their concerns, and explore potential engagement opportunities in the coming year.