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Exhibition on Prophet Mohammad's life kicks off in Madinah

Sunday March 24, 2013 07:41:39 PM, IINA

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Madinah: Madinah Governor Prince Faisal bin Salman on Friday opened an exhibition on the biography of the Prophet (peace be upon him).


Prince Faisal is also chairman of the Higher Committee for celebrating Madinah’s selection as the Islamic Cultural Capital for 2013. The exhibition is organized by the general secretariat of the cultural capital festival.

After cutting a ribbon to mark the formal opening of the expo that showcases 150 plaques, Prince Faisal toured various pavilions to view the plaques that portrayed various incidents in the life of the Prophet (pbuh) including his birth, genealogy, mission, wisdom, tolerance, emigration to Madinah, battles with enemies, physical features and moral qualities.

The exhibition also presents models of the Prophet’s Mosque, his house including its rooms, the city of Madinah, documentaries about various aspects of the life of the Messenger (pbuh), the Saudi Press Agency reported.


In another development, Prince Faisal received at his office members of the board of directors of the province’s Takaful Charity Society for Orphan Care, who submitted to him the annual report of the charity for 2012.

The report said the society took care of 4,000 orphans. The charitable society took special care of the orphans’ daily board and housing, health insurance, education and talent development, training in various skills and personality development besides instilling noble qualities in them.


The members also briefed the prince on the Takaful’s achievements in the organization’s administrative structure.


They discussed the challenges and obstacles faced by the Takaful in its efforts to achieve its goals.


The members thanked the prince for consenting to be the chairmanship of the society’s board of directors.



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