Prince Charles and Camilla at Shaikh Zayed Grand Mosque. They were accompanied by Shaikha Lubna Al Qasimi, Yousuf Al Obaidli, director of the mosque, and other officials during their visit to the mosque in Abu Dhabi yesterday evening. (Image Credit: Abdul Rahman/Gulf News)

Prince Charles, Camilla tour Shaikh Zayed Mosque

The Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall begin three-day visit of UAE

Abu Dhabi: The Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall kicked off their three-day tour of the UAE with a visit to Shaikh Zayed Grand Mosque in Abu Dhabi on Sunday.

Shaikh Abdullah Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Co-operation, and Shaikha Lubna Al Qasimi, Minister of State for Tolerance, welcomed the British royal couple before they attended a meeting on religious tolerance inside the mosque.

Known for his appreciation of art and culture, Prince Charles and Camilla walked around the architectural master piece, seemingly admiring its distinctive features. After a short stop in front of the media, they headed to another part of the grounds where they signed the guest book.

In line with the theme of the visit, religion tolerance, members of a number of faiths were invited to meet the royal couple. They shook hands and spoke the 50 or so people...Read more...