UN Women delegation visits Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque

ABU DHABI, 27th February, 2015 (WAM) — A delegation from the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women, also known as UN Women, yesterday visited the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque (SZGM) in Abu Dhabi on the sidelines of a consultative meeting between the General Women’s Union (GWU) and the UN Women to discuss joint future projects in the field of empowering women in all fields.

The delegation toured the mosque and admired the Islamic calligraphy on the walls of the mosque, which is a landmark in Abu Dhabi and the UAE, and represents the outstanding Islamic architecture.

The delegation was also briefed on the role played by the Mosque in highlighting the Islamic culture.

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SOURCE: Wam