Dubai, Mar 12: Dubai will set up a Prophet Mohammed Museum to highlight the life and message of the prophet. Dubai Authority for Culture and Arts, chaired by Shaikh Mayed Bin Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum will implement the project that aims to set up a global destination that reflects the status of Prophet Mohammad and his character that carried the message of Islam and became a model for over 1.3 billion Muslims.
The museum will familiarise people from all over the world with the true life history of Prophet Mohammad and his contribution to changing the course of history. "We wanted the Prophet's museum to be the first initiative by the authority, which was inspired by the leadership and pioneering spirit of Prophet Mohammad," Shaikh Mayed told the Gulf News.
The museum will stand as evidence that Dubai is serious about extending bridges not only between the East and the West, but between the Islamic nation and the rest of the world as well," he added.
Dr Omar Bin Sulaiman, board member and Managing Director of the authority, said Dubai occupies an international position as a city that attracts cultures and civilisations of the world.