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Turkiye's First Lady visits Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque

Thu 20/7/2023

Türkiye’s First Lady Emine Erdogan visited the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque.

Accompanying Türkiye’s First Lady and her accompanying delegation during the tour were Hessa Buhumaid, Director-General of Dubai’s Community Development Authority.

Türkiye’s First Lady Emine Erdogan and her accompanying delegation toured the mosque's halls and external corridors, during which they were briefed about Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque's noble message that promotes the practice of tolerance, and openness to the world's nations, following in the footsteps of the UAE's Founding Father, the late Sheikh Zayed.

They also learned about the mosque's history, its collection and aesthetic features of Islamic art and architecture that manifest in every corner of this grand edifice.

At the end of the visit, Türkiye’s First Lady was presented with one of the The Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque Centre's distinctive publications which titled "Spaces of Light," showcasing the winning photographs in the "Spaces of Light" photography award, annually organised by the centre to celebrate the mosque's scenic aesthetics and visual culture.

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