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World Cup Fans Learn about Islam at Doha Mosque

9:30 - November 24, 2022
News ID: 3481384
TEHRAN (IQNA) – Multilingual male and female preachers at the Katara Cultural Village Mosque in Qatar's capital of Doha explain Islam and the religion’s tolerance to tourists during the 2022 World Cup.

World Cup Fans Learn about Islam at Doha Mosque

 

The mosque has become the focus of attention for World Cup fans who want to know about Islam.

Electronic boards about Islam in more than 30 languages at the door are positioned to allow visitors to view them on their phones.

Booklets introducing Islam in different languages are distributed to those who want them.

The Ministry of Awqaf and Islamic Affairs in Qatar has also launched a pavilion to introduce Islam and its teachings during the World Cup 2022.

World Cup fans encounter hadiths — words, actions, or habits of Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) — on the walls of streets, describing the importance of good deeds.

The opening ceremony of the FIFA World Cup 2022 was held last Sunday at the Al Bayt Stadium in Al Khor, where the recitation of verses from the Holy Quran by 20-year-old Ghanim Al Muftah, also a FIFA World Cup ambassador, enthralled the audience.

The ceremony in a tent-shaped stadium was held ahead of the first match between hosts Qatar and Ecuador, which Qatar lost.

The smallest nation to hold football's biggest global event, Qatar, a wealthy gas producer, aims to showcase Islam and culture to foreign fans and players.

 

Source: TRT World

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