Reopening of the Hassan II mosque and the Moroccan cultural center of Nouakchott after their renovation

The Hassan II mosque and the Moroccan cultural center of Nouakchott reopened their doors on Thursday after their renovation. Speaking on this occasion, the Ambassador of the Kingdom in Mauritania, Hamid Chabbar called for the protection and enhancement of the religious and cultural heritage common between Morocco and Mauritania, and which constitutes one of the main pillars of their relations. rooted in history. “Today, we are called more than ever to work for the enhancement of the common civilizational, religious, cultural and historical heritage in the service of the strong existing relations between the two brotherly countries,” he said. He said, during this ceremony attended in particular by the Mauritanian Minister of Islamic Affairs and Original Education, Mr. Dah Ould Sidi Ould Amar Taleb, the president of the Nouakchott region, Fatima Bint Abdelmalek, as well as representatives of the Ministries of Foreign Affairs and Culture, of the General Secretariat of the Mauritanian Association of Ulema, underlined the important role played by this religious and cultural complex which constitutes a major civilizational landmark in the Mauritanian capital. → Read also: Relaunch: A group of American tourists visiting Fez Anxious to strengthen communication bridges and further consolidate cooperation relations between the two countries, the various actors in Mauritania are helping to popularize this religious, cultural and civilizational heritage and common history, he rejoiced. He stressed that the objective is to preserve the common cultural and spiritual heritage and to make it one of the main pillars on which rest the deeply rooted ties between the two countries and this, in accordance with the aspirations of the leaders of the two countries, His Majesty King Mohammed VI and President Mohamed Ould Cheikh El-Ghazwani, to further promote these distinguished relations. The diplomat indicated that the Moroccan Cultural Center of Nouakchott has worked to diversify the cultural offer presented with the objective of expanding the number of beneficiaries of its services. In this sense, he expressed the readiness of the center to develop a program of activities in coordination with the institutions and organizations in charge of cultural and religious matters in Mauritania. Inaugurated in 1987, the Moroccan religious and cultural center of Nouakchott includes a library comprising more than 10,000 rare books and manuscripts, an amphitheater, a reading room, as well as a traditional Moroccan lounge, in addition to spaces dedicated to theatrical evenings, concerts, fashion shows and visual art exhibitions, as well as culinary art events. (With MAP)