Abu Dhabi (WAM)
His Excellency Dr. Rashad Al-Alimi, Chairman of the Presidential Leadership Council in the Republic of Yemen, and the accompanying delegation visited the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, as part of his official visit to the country.
His Excellency and the accompanying delegation began the tour by visiting the tomb of the late Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, may God rest his soul, where everyone prayed for mercy and forgiveness for him, recalling his legacy and wise approach that contributed to promoting a culture of tolerance, coexistence and peace among the various peoples of the world.
His Excellency and the accompanying delegation, accompanied by Dr. Youssef Al-Obaidly, Director General of the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque Center, toured the mosque’s halls and external corridors, and learned about the mosque’s civilized message calling for coexistence, tolerance and openness to the other, emanating from the exploits and values of the founding father, and the great role played by the Mosque Center. Sheikh Zayed the Great in introducing the tolerant Islamic culture, and promoting civilized communication between different cultures and peoples around the world.
His Excellency and the accompanying delegation were briefed on the history of the founding of the great edifice, its aesthetics and the unique holdings it contained, and the most wonderful works of Islamic civilization throughout the ages in terms of arts and engineering designs that met in their diversity and diversity in the design of the mosque, to reflect the beauty of the harmony and harmony of cultures in one creative work.
At the end of the visit, His Excellency was presented with a copy of the book “Spaces of Light”, one of the publications of the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque Centre, which includes a number of snapshots and photos of the “Spaces of Light” award for photography organized by the Center periodically, highlighting the aesthetics of Islamic architecture in The mosque, in addition to giving him a copy of the book “House of God”, which deals with the history of mosques in Islamic history, including the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque.