20 children from the Abu Dhabi Police Nursery at the Clubs and Sports Activities Department at the Abu Dhabi Police GHQ visited the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque in Abu Dhabi, as part of a series of educational activities organized by the Nursery.

Captain Maryam Jassem Ali Said, Chief of the Abu Dhabi Police Nursery Section, said that the visit falls within the framework of the nursery’s educational programs. Children received theoretical lessons about Islamic culture and its tolerant messages through a simplified method, along with a practical explanation of the theoretical information. She said: “All Emiratis take pride in the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, which is a prestigious religious and cultural landmark that embodies the values of coexistence and tolerance.”

“Our educational programs include social, scientific and religious topics. The visit aims at inculcating the love of prayer in children’s hearts,” she added. She also explained that children received simple and age-appropriate educational methods.

During the visit, the nursery children were introduced to the designated prayer areas and prayed together. They were also taken on a tour of the Mosque’s grounds. Towards the end of the visit, the children paid a visit to the grave of the founding father, Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan and recited their prayers for his soul.

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