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Over 115,000 people visited Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque during Eid Al Adha

More than 12,700 worshippers performed Eid Al Adha prayer at renowned Abu Dhabi mosque

Over 115,000 people visited Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque during Eid Al Adha
Among 40,824 worshippers, 12,742 of them performed Eid Al Adha prayer.

Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque in Abu Dhabi welcomed over 115,000 people during Eid Al Adha.

Among 40,824 worshippers, 12,742 of them performed Eid Al Adha prayer, while the number of visitors totalled 74,237 during the occasion, according to a report by Emirates News Agency (WAM).

Visitors, both local and from abroad, were briefed about the mosque's architectural elements and engineering designs. They also learned about its role in promoting the culture of tolerance that mirrors the legacy of the late Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan.

Meanwhile, the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque Centre facilitated 43 cultural visits to the mosque as part of the 'Our Culture' programme aimed at involving all segments of the society in Eid celebrations and briefing them about the importance of religious and national occasions, as well as promoting Emirati culture.

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