On August 17, President Shavkat Mirziyoyev visited the Al - Masjid an-Nabawi - Prophet’s Mosque in Medina.
As it is well-known, Medina has an important place in the history of Islam. The Prophet Muhammad moved here in 622. The longest Surahs of the Holy Quran were sent down here.
Al-Masjid an-Nabawi is a huge mosque built around the house of the Prophet. The Messenger of Allah himself and his great companions Abu Bakr Siddiq and Omar Ibn Khattab are buried here. This room in high regard is called «Hujra al-Saada» (‘The Room of Happiness’).
Having arrived at the mosque, Shavkat Mirziyoyev has offered two rakaat prayers. Humbly entering Hujra al-Saada, the President sent a blessing on the Prophet Muhammad, and greeted him. The President made a supplication to ask for peace and prosperity for our people.
The President of Uzbekistan also got acquainted with the Museum of the Life of the Prophet and Islamic Civilization.
The museum is dedicated to two large themes: the life and activity of the Prophet Muhammad, the development of Islamic culture and science, as well as their influence on the social and spiritual life. It is said through the visual exhibits and technologies, in several foreign languages.
During the inspection of the Museum, the President exchanged views with Saudi scholars on Islam, the ties that bind the Uzbek and Arab peoples.
Sheikh Dr. Nasser Al-Zahrani noted that the data presented in the museum are taken from the books of our great ancestors Imam Bukhari and Imam Termizi. Shavkat Mirziyoyev noted that the scientific centers named after these outstanding thinkers are opened in Uzbekistan, the monuments of Islamic culture are carefully preserved, and has invited Saudi scientists to visit Uzbekistan.
The President of Uzbekistan also talked with our compatriots, who are making a pilgrimage to Medina.
Then, the President left for the city of Jeddah.