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Abu Dhabi's Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque iftar catering to up to 30,000 worshippers per night

The iftar requires ten tonnes of vegetables and the process involves around 400 chefs

Abu Dhabi's Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque iftar catering to up to 30,000 worshippers per night
The ingredients required to make the meals comprise of ten tonnes of rice, seven tonnes of chicken and ten tonnes of vegetables and the process involves around 400 chefs and almost 500 service staff.

The Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque in Abu Dhabi, the largest mosque in the UAE, has becomes a focal point for Muslims during the holy month of Ramadan, with the building catering for up to 30,000 worshippers at its iftar each night.

The ingredients required to make the meals comprise of ten tonnes of rice, seven tonnes of chicken and ten tonnes of vegetables and the process involves around 400 chefs and almost 500 service staff.

Video: Abu Dhabi's Grand Mosque feeds 30,000 during Ramadan

The Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque Iftar provides enough food for 30,000 people every night of Ramadan.

“We are honoured to serve, it’s kind of a privilege to be in such an initiative,” Shaikha Al Kaabi, CEO of the Armed Forces Officer Club & Hotel, the hospitality company supplying the meals at the Grand Mosque, was quoted as saying by Euronews.

“It’s really overwhelming to see the amount of people, regardless their backgrounds.” Al Kaabi added.