President of Nepal visits Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque

  • Wednesday 15, November 2017 in 10:19 AM
Sharjah24 – WAM: President Bidhya Devi Bhandari of Nepal Tuesday visited Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque along with her accompanying delegation. President Bhandari is currently visiting the country to attend the international health forum, "Reaching the Last Mile – Mobilising Together to Eliminate Infectious Disease".
The Nepalese President was shown around the tomb of the late Sheikh Zayed and briefed by Yousif Al Obaidli, Director-General of the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque Centre, on the unique leadership qualities embodied by the nation's founding father.

During the tour, President Bhandari and her accompanying delegation were briefed on the Islamic architecture and the history of the edifice which plays an important role in promoting intercultural communication and enhancing the culture of tolerance and peaceful existence among peoples across the world.

At the end of the visit, the Nepalese President was presented with a copy of the book, "Spaces of Light", one of the publications of the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque Centre, and a copy of the book, "The Houses of God", which deals with the history of mosques in Islamic history.