A view of Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque in Abu Dhabi, UAE. WAM
Over 46,860 worshippers gathered at the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque in Abu Dhabi to perform the Taraweeh and Tahajud prayers on the night of 27th Ramadan.
The prayer halls and the yards of the iconic mosque were filled to capacity with 35,762 worshippers who performed Tahajud prayer, which was led by Imam Idrees Abkar. The Taraweeh prayer was performed by 11,043 worshippers, while Iftar meals were served to 35,900 at the mosque.
The Sheikh Zayed Mosque in Fujairah witnessed 1,304 worshippers performing Taraweeh prayer. The Tahajud prayer was performed by 5,103 worshippers.
The Shaikh Zayed Grand Mosque Centre provided a range of services and maximised the number of volunteers and organisers to ensure a comfortable experience for worshippers. Free buses were also provided to transport the worshippers to and from the mosque.WAM
The preparations were carried out by task forces who worked 24/7 to ensure that Sheikh the Zayed Grand Mosque in Abu Dhabi, Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque in Al Fujairah, and Sheikh Khalifa Grand Mosque in Al Ain achieve the highest levels of readiness in Ramadan.
The Ramadan Capsule aspires to embody Islamic motifs and provide a legacy for the contemporary Emirati woman. The medallion that was chosen as a hero piece of the collection, is adorned with Sheikha Alyazia Bint Nahyan Bin Mubarak Al Nahyan’s personal handwriting.
This achievement is one in a series of successes that underscore the mosque's position as a prominent cultural landmark on the global tourism map which stands out among the world's places of worship and cultural and tourist attractions.
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