ISLAMABAD -UNS- A mosque endowed by The United Arab Emirates (UAE) for the students of International Islamic University, Islamabad (IIUI) was inaugurated here at new campus by the Ambassador of Emirates), H.E. Hamad Obaid Ibrahim Salem Al-Zaabi along with IIUI President Dr. Ahmed Yousfi Al-Draiweesh.
The Mosque is built near the male hostels at new campus of the university. The construction of the mosque is part of an effort by IIUI President, through his meetings and negotiations with philanthropists, diplomats and renowned personalities to endow mosques to the university. Mosques at the Iqra centre for technology, at transport section and one for the security staff have already been built as part of these efforts.
The Ambassador hailed the services of IIUI and said that it would be provided 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. IIUI President thanked the UAE and its embassy for continuous cooperation and reiterated his resolve that IIUI 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 Mr. Hazim Al-Juboory, Deputy Director, Mr. Qudama Al-Juboory, IIUI Vice Presidents Dr. Aqdas Naveed Malik, Dr. Muhmmad Bashir Khan, Deans and other relevant officials.