Al-Quds Week Inaugurated [Archives:2001/13/Local News]

March 26 2001

Vice President, Mr. Abdurabu Mansour inaugurated last Saturday the Al-Quds Week, organized by the National Islamic Conference in Yemen during 23-30 March. In his welcome speech he hailed the event as a milestone and called for support to the Palestinians’ case.

Dr. Yousef Al-Qardhawi praised the choice of Yemen as the first destination to host the meeting of Al-Quds Organization highlighting the warm welcome the delegation received in Yemen.
In a statement to the Yemen Times, Sheikh Abdulmajeed Al-Zindani said that the event reflected Yemen’s commitment to the Arab issues and cases, especially the Al-Quds’.
The Al-Quds delegation arrived in Sana’a last Friday. The delegation included Dr. Al-Qardhawi, Sheikh Ayat Allah Mohtashami, Dr. Ahmad Sodqi and Dr. Abdullah Al-Nofaisi.
In their speech at the Al-Dhorafi Stadium yesterday morning, Sheikh Abdullah ben Hussein Al-Ahmar, speaker of the parliament, chairman of the Public Council to Defend the Al-Quds, Dr. Yousef Al-Qardhawi and Sheikh Ayat Allah Mohtashami expressed solidarity with the Palestinians. During the festival, the communiqué sent to the Arab Summit was read out. In the afternoon a seminar on the Summit and Challenges was organized at the Jamal Abdulnasser Auditorium of Sana’a University. The seminar was attended by Dr. Abdulaziz Al-Magaleh, Rector of the university, Dr. Ahmad Sodqi, Dr. Abdullah Al-Nofaisi, Mr., Michael Adah and Dr. Faris Al-Saqqaf.