Canadian Ambassador visits the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque
- United Arab Emirates: Tuesday, November 20 - 2012 at 11:44
- PRESS RELEASE
The Director of the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque Center, Mr. Yousif Al Obaidli welcomed the Canadian Ambassador for a visit to the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque and Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan's mausoleum.
The visit began with a tour of the mosque and its main halls, where there was an official SZGMC Guide describing to the Canadian Ambassador the architectural and decorative components of this unique monument which confirms the greatness and splendour of the Islamic culture throughout the ages.
His Excellency visited the Library where he had a look at various publications and rare books about Islamic culture; its arts and architecture. His Excellency praised the library stating that it is a spot of culture and knowledge that promotes a culture of tolerance and coexistence between people from different nations.
At the end of the visit, the Director of the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque Center, Mr. Yousif Al Obaidli, presented His Excellency with a copy of the book "Spaces of Light: Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque in Photographs".
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