Ja’afari Shiite Inaugurates New Branch [Archives:2001/35/Local News]

August 27 2001

Some senior scholars and leaders of the Ja’afari Shiite inaugurated on Friday, their new branch at Al-Nahem district that is located a few kilometers out of Sana’a city.
The new branch is the first centre to be established for the Ja’afari Shiite in Yemen as constructed according to the determined specifications, which includes wings for students accommodation, halls and a library.
The Shiite scholars living outside the country have attended the inauguration ceremony to accompany their colleagues in Yemen.
It is worth mentioning that the Ja’afari Shiite have been active in Yemen ever since 1986.
They have established the Al-Kawther Islamic Cultural Centre, and as their headquarters in Yemen, they have also established the Al-Houseeniah Centre in Serwah of Mareeb Governorate. The number of facilities is small when compared to other doctrines that exist in Yemen.