Yusuff Ali donates 5,00,000 dirhams for construction of CSI church in Abu Dhabi
Abu Dhabi: The Chairman and Managing Director of LuLu Group, M. A. Yusuff Ali, has donated 5,00,000 dirhams for the construction of a worshipping center of the Church of South India (CSI) in Abu Dhabi.
CSI Parish Vicar, Rev.Fr. Lalji M Philip, received a cheque from Yusuff Ali. The church will be built on a 4.37 acres of land donated by Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces.
The construction work of the church is progressing near BAPS Hindu Mandir in Abu Dhabi. The 15,000 Sq. feet church can accommodate 750 people at time and is expected to be completed by the end of 2021.
“There are places of worship for all religions in UAE as the leaders here are ensuring a cordial environment for the co-existence of different religions. They are following the legacy of tolerance set by the Father of the nation Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan,” said Yusuff Ali.