Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum received on Friday evening Sheikh Tahnoun bin Mohammed Al Nahyan, the Ruler's Representative in the Eastern Region and a galaxy of Islamic scholars who offered Ramadan greetings to him.
Sheikh Mohammed discussed with the scholars a number of topics on the teachings of Islam and duties of the Muslims during the Holy Month of Ramadan.
The scholars praised Sheikh Mohammed's initiative of establishing the Dubai International Holy Quran Award, describing it as an annual forum for scholars and Quran memorisers from different parts of the world.
Sheikh Mohammed received a copy of 'The end of the world' book from its author Dr Mohammed Al Arifi.
The audience was attended by Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai, Sheikh Maktoum bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai, Sheikh Ahmed bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Chairman of the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Foundation, Sheikh Mansour bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Sheikh Hazza bin Tahnoun bin Mohammed Al Nahyan, Lt. General Musabah Rashid Al Fattan, Director of the office of the Vice President, Prime Minister & Ruler of Dubai, Sheikhs and senior officials.
Sheikh Mohammed hosted an Iftar banquet in honour of Sheikh Tahnoun and the scholars.