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Israel's National Security Council head visits Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque

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Filed on September 2, 2020 | Last updated on September 2, 2020 at 12.13 am
Israel, head, national, security council, meir ben-Shabbat, visited, abu dhabi, sheikj Zayed grand mosque


Meir Ben-Shabbat ended the historic US-Israel visit to the UAE with a veritable cultural treat.

The Israeli Adviser and head of the National Security Council, Meir Ben-Shabbat, and his accompanying delegation visited the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque in Abu Dhabi on Tuesday as part of his official visit to the UAE.

Dr Yousif Al Obaidli, Director-General of Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque Centre, SZGM, accompanied the delegation during a tour of the mosque's halls and exterior corridors.

They were briefed by one of the Centre's cultural tour specialists' on the mosque's noble message that calls for coexistence, tolerance, and openness to other cultures, inspired by the nation's late founder. Besides, the leading role it plays in highlighting the true essence of the Islamic culture and promoting cross-cultural communication worldwide.

At the end of the visit, the guest was presented with one of the Centre's distinctive publications titled 'Spaces of Light' that showcases the winning photographs in the 'Spaces of Light' photography award. This is annually organised by the Centre in celebration of the scenic aesthetics and visual culture of the mosque.

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