03/05/2014 (press release: media1press)
HM King Mohammed VI, Commander of the Faithful, accompanied by the Guinean President Alpha Conde, visited on Tuesday King Faisal Mosque in Conakry.
After performing the mosque greeting prayer (Tahiyyat-al-Masjid), His Majesty the King donated 10,000 copies of the Holy Quran to the Secretariat General of Religious Affairs in Guinea.
These copies, published by the Mohammed VI Foundation for the Holy Quran Publishing, will be distributed in different mosques in the Republic of Guinea. This is the first batch of copies of the Holy Quran offered as part of the implementation of the royal instructions, to the Foundation, on meeting the needs of western African countries for Quran copies according to the Warsh version from Nafi, chosen by the Kingdom and these countries.
HM the King, who was accompanied by President Alpha Condé followed explanations on the restoration project of the King Faisal Mosque, which will be led by the Ministry of Endowments and Islamic Affairs on the instructions of the Monarch. This project, which comes at the request of the Guinean authorities, includes waterproofing, repair of electrical installations, restoration of wood and metal joinery and painting. The restoration of this mosque, at a cost of 5 million dirhams, will be implemented over a period of six months, part of the high royal concern vis-à-vis mosques and their role in supporting the faithful. The project also reflects the strong religious and spiritual ties between Morocco and Guinea.
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