Mohammad Bin Zayed receives Islamic scholars

Abu Dhabi Crown Prince exchanges Ramadan greetings with delegation from General Authority for Islamic Affairs and Awqaf

Abu Dhabi: His Highness Shaikh Mohammad Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, on Monday received Islamic scholars, invited by President His Highness Shaikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan to grace this year’s religious activities during Ramadan.

The President’s guests were accompanied by a delegation from the General Authority for Islamic Affairs and Awqaf led by its chairman Dr. Mohammad Mattar Al Kaabi.

Shaikh Mohammad welcomed the scholars and exchanged with them Ramadan greetings, wishing Shaikh Khalifa good health and happiness and the UAE greater prosperity. They prayed to Allah Almighty to preserve the UAE as a strong country blessed with security and stability and expressed their best wishes of good and prosperity for the Arab and Muslim nations

They exchanged talks on Ramadan activities as a tradition initiated and nurtured by the late Shaikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan, adding that the tradition had been sustained and given a boost by Shaikh Khalifa, in view of its great religious guidance and spiritual benefit.

Shaikh Mohammad underlined the role of Muslim scholars in encountering extremism and terrorism promoted by those who use the Islamic religion to mislead youth, cause havoc and chaos and threaten peace and stability in the region and the world.

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