Port Victoria: Upon directives of Dr. Shaikh Sultan Bin Khalifa Al Nahyan, Advisor to the UAE President, Shaikh Zayed Bin Sultan bin Khalifa opened on Friday the Shaikh Sultan Bin Khalifa mosque in Seychelles in the presence of Jean-Paul Adam, the island’s Foreign Minister and Dick Patrick Esparon Seychelles’ Ambassador to the UAE.

The mosque, which accommodates 600 male and female worshippers and a centre for holy Quran memorisation, was a donation from Shaikh Sultan to the Quran and Sunnah Association, which sponsors nearly 2,000 Muslims.

In his opening sermon, the mosque imam paid gratitude to the UAE leadership for the noble humanitarian gesture.