UAE Ambassador opens mosque in Islamabad

Thu 17-05-2018 00:07 AM

ISLAMABAD, 16th May, 2018 (WAM) — Ahmed Obaid Ibrahim Salim Al Zaabi, UAE Ambassador to Pakistan, inaugurated today Omer bin Al Khatab Mosque at the campus of the International Islamic University, Islamabad, IIUI, Pakistan, with Prof. Dr. Ahmed Yousif Ahmed Al Draiweesh, IIUI President, in attendance.

The mosque was built by members of UAE embassy in Islamabad with the support of the Emirates Red Crescent, ERC.

Speaking in the event, Al Zaabi said that ERC has long and rich history of humanitarian work in Pakistan in line with the directives of H.H. Sheikh Hamdan bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Ruler’s Representative in Al Dhafra Region, Chairman of the Emirates Red Crescent, ERC.

He also added that the ERC and other UAE charities are determined to implement more humanitarian projects in Pakistan throughout this year as part of ‘Year of Zayed’ initiative.

WAM/Elsadig Idriss/Hatem Mohamed

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