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UAE builds mosque at Islamic University

Islamabad

May 21, 2018

Islamabad: A mosque got built by the United Arab Emirates (UAE) on the new campus of the International Islamic University was jointly inaugurated by Ambassador of Emirates Hamad Obaid Ibrahim Salem Al-Zaabi and IIU President Dr. Ahmed Yousfi Al-Draiweesh.

The mosque stands near the men's hostels.

The initiative is part of the IIU president's efforts to engage philanthropists, diplomats and renowned personalities to 'gift' mosques to the university.

Seperate mosques at the IIU Iqra Centre for Technology and transport section and for security staff members have been built as a result of these efforts.

The ambassador hailed the services of the IIU and said it would be provided the maximum cooperation for dissemination of peace and promotion of education.

He said that it was a matter of great pleasure to inaugurate a mosque at university which serves the Muslim world.

The IIU president thanked the UAE and its embassy for continuous cooperation and reiterated his resolve that the university would keep disseminating Islam’s true message of peace.

The inauguration ceremony was also joined by the UAE officials including DG of UAE Abar Charity Foundation Hazim Al-Juboory and Deputy Director Qudama Al-Juboory, IIU vice presidents Dr. Aqdas Naveed Malik, Dr. Muhmmad Bashir Khan, deans and other relevant officials.

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