Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah El Sisi opened on Tuesday Al Sayyida Nafisa Mosque after its renovation.
President Sisi toured the mosque to stand on the development work there.
He also prayed at the mosque that has Sayyida Nafisa’s mausoleum inside. Along with the necropolis around it, it is listed as part of the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Historic Cairo.
President Sisi and Sultan of the Indian Bohra community Mufaddal Saifuddin inspected the development work at Al Sayyida Nafisa Mosque.
hey were accompanied by Prime Minister Moustafa Madbouli, Awqaf Minister Mohamad Mokhtar Gomaa, and Cairo Governor Khaled Abdel-Aal.
President Sisi listened to the recitation of some verses of the Holy Quran.
Following their tour of the renovated mosque, Sultan of the Indian Bohra community Mufaddal Saifuddin gave a word, in which he thanked President Sisi for bestowing the Nile Sash on him in recognition of his continued efforts in Egypt at the cultural, charitable and social levels.
The Bohra sultan expressed his appreciation for efforts exerted by the different bodies of the Egyptian State, the Awqaf Ministry and the Armed Forces to develop Ahl El-Bayt mosques.
President Sisi thanked the Bohra community for its contribution to renovating Ahl El-Bayt shrines, stressing that the Egyptian State adopted a plan to develop Historic Cairo.
President Sisi also welcomed Sultan Mufaddal Saifuddin, lauding his significant contribution to developing Ahl El-Bayt shrines.
He further noted that work is underway to start renovating Al-Sayeda Zainab Mosque within the framework of the State’s plan to regenerate Historic Cairo.