Sheikh Zayed to fund Church of Nativity, Omar Mosque renovation

Published April 29th, 2002 - 02:00 GMT
Al Bawaba
Al Bawaba

UAE President, Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan al Nahyan, will bear the cost of renovating the damages inflicted on the Church of Nativity in Bethlehem and the Omar Mosque, which is near the Church, it was announced Sunday by Sheikh Hamdan bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Minister of State for Foreign Affairs and Chairman of the UAE Red Crescent Society, RCS.  


Both religious sites suffered great damages from the continuous Israeli aggression, which started with the four-week old siege on the Church by Israeli forces, WAM reported. (

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