Monday, July 8, 2013

Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque | جامع الشيخ زايد الكبير , Abu Dhabi

The majestic Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque is located in Abu Dhabi, the capital of the United Arab Emirates. This architectural work of art is one of the world’s largest mosques, with a capacity for an astonishing 41,000 worshippers. It features 82 domes, over a 1,000 columns, 24 carat gold gilded chandeliers and the world's largest hand knotted carpet. The mosque was initiated by the late President of UAE, HH Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan. 
Joint stamp set commemorating Arab Postal Day 2008, which highlights cooperation and communication among Arab States in the field of postal services.


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