(MENAFN- Khaleej Times) Dar Al Ber Society has built a big mosque in Mexico City as part of a project meant to promote the tolerant and moderate values of Islam and fight extremism.
Abdullah Ali bin Zayed Al Falasi, executive director of Dar Al Ber, said the project is in line with the teachings of Islam that are based on tolerance, moderation, coexistence and mutual understanding among human beings.
"It is also in pursuance of the vision and policy of the country, and the method and directives of the prudent leadership who relentlessly try to fight fanaticism. The delegation was briefed on the development of the projects including a mosque and an education centre that are carried out for the benefit of vulnerable people," said Al Falasi.
Imran Mohammed Abdullah, head of the society's charity projects sector, said it is keen on promoting the values of giving and tolerance, fighting poverty and helping disadvantaged people regardless of religion and background.
Abdulkarim Jaafar Al Hassan, manager of Asia and Eastern Europe projects department, said the visit helped them identify poor people's needs. "We met a number of people there, including new Muslims, who voiced their ambitions and concerns and talked about what they are need of."
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