Copts in Farshout, north of the Egyptian governorate of Qena, participated in the opening of the new Al-Rahman Mosque, after it was renovated at the people’s expense.
The opening ceremony was attended by Sheikh Yasser Al-Arashi, Director of the Farshout Endowment Department, and a group of Al-Azhar and Endowment scholars, and Islamic and Christian clerics.
He also participated in the opening, the Christian sheriff Zakaria, the pastor of the monastery in Hajar Al-Dahsa, and the sheriff with the terms of the pastor of the Church of the Angel in Farshout, who gave a speech after the end of the prayer inside the mosque, about national unity and tolerance “and that everyone lives in Egypt in brotherhood and love.”
Today, Friday, Copts in the Farshout Center, north of Qena, participated in the inauguration of the new Al-Rahman Mosque, in the village of Hajj Salam in Farshout, after it was replaced and renovated at the people’s expense 👇 pic.twitter.com/MOgn35wEby
— Ibn Misr 🇪🇬🇸🇦🇪🇧🇭 (@Q2lV6) November 26, 2021
The mayor of the village, Ali Qaoud, said: “The village witnessed today, a wedding of national unity, with the participation of Copts in the opening of the new Al-Rahman Mosque, and this indicates the spirit of brotherhood and love in which we all live.”