Turkey's religious body head visits Yemen
Religious Affairs body head Görmez will hold an official visit to Yemen.Religious Affairs Directorate Head Prof. Dr. Mehmet Görmez was set to fly to San’a, the capital of Yemen, on March 20 for an official visit.
Görmez will be in Yemen as the official guest of Yemen’s Religious and Pious Foundations Minister, and will perform the Friday prayers Khutbah at the 2,500-year-old Cam-i Kebir Mosque. The Cam-i Kebir is known as only the third mosque ever to be constructed in Islamic history. Görmez will also visit the library where a historical Quran written by hand is displayed and will meet with the Islamic scholars of Yemen.
On the third day of his official visit, Görmez will give a conference at the San’s University, and will be received by Yemeni President Abd al-Rahman Mansur al-Hadi and Prime Minister Muhammed Salim Basindava separately. Görmez will also attend the inauguration of the Turkish-Yemen Technical and Vocational Institute, built by the Turkish Cooperation and Development Agency (TİKA).