Sheikh Zayed Islamic Cultural Centre opened in Ethiopia

EthiopianReview.com | September 12th, 2009

ADDIS ABABA, ETHIOPIA (WAM) — His Highness Sheikh Ahmed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan Charitable and Humanitarian Foundation, has lauded priority given by President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan to the worship premises to spread values of tolerance and solidarity.

He also hailed in a speech delivered on his behalf today here by Salem Obaid Al Dhahiri, director general of the foundation, on the inauguration of the Sheikh Zayed Islamic Cultural Centre in Addis Ababa, the support of His Highness General Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, to the foundation, whose charity projects have taken international form.

The Sheikh Zayed Centre, with capacity of 3, 000, was set up at downtown in Ethiopian capital, Addis Ababa, at total cost of Dh8million.

Source: Emirates News Agency

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