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MCS Mosque Open Doors & Eid Celebration Dinner

17/08/2014

Muslim Council of Scotland joined with Al Furqan Mosque Glasgow to host an Eid celebration dinner, to conclude the Ramadhan Open Doors Tour.

The dinner was attened by leaders of almost all political parties including, Johann Lamont of Scottish Labour, Willie Rennie of Scottish Lib Dems and Ruth Davidson of Scottish Conservatives, alongside Humza Yusuf, Scottish Minsiter for Extrenal Affairs.

All of them spoke on contributions made by Scottish Muslims, as well as the values of Ramadhan and celebration of Eid.

Also attending was Rt Rev John Chalmers Moderator of the Church of Scotland and Maureen Seir of Interfaith Scotland, as well as many senior figures from all the Armed Forces.

Prior to the dinner, Al Furqan mosque hosted the Celtic Cresent Exhibition, which highlights the history of Muslims in Scotland.

MCS Ramadhan Open Doors Project

In the lead up to Ramadhan MCS facilitated mosuqe open days in a number of mosques across Scotland. Cities participating included Glasgow, Edinburgh and Dundee as well as smaller localities such as East Refrewshire and Glenrothes.

The Open Doors project allowed mosques to engage positively with their local communities fostering closer relations and building bridges in interfaith work. Many of the events were attended by local politicians, councillors, as well as faith leaders.

Full details of the project can be seen in the project report downloadable from this link.

 

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