Sunday, 25 Aug 2019
Dubai Islamic Affairs and Charitable Activities Department contributed to the Quranic Park project, which prepared by Dubai Municipality to provide information about a group of plants and their benefits that mentioned in the Holy Quran.
This comes as an opportunity for visitors to explain many of the wonderful meanings and miracles mentioned in the Quran in the scientific and medical fields. In addition, how modern medicine relies on it in its treatment and its benefits to the environment.
Among the plants mentioned in the Park were bananas, pomegranates, olives, watermelons, grapes, figs, garlic, leeks, onions, corn, lentils, wheat, pond seeds, ginger, tamarind, basil, pumpkin and cucumber. It also mentioned what verse in the Quran named the plants.
The opening of the Quranic Park comes in line with the Year of Tolerance launched by His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the UAE. With the directives of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, to enhance the cultural role of the Islamic civilization that bring civilizational communication between different cultures.
Dubai Municipality opened the doors of the Quranic Park to the public free of charge last April, which it developed in Al Khawaneej area on 64 hectares, at a total cost of 200 million dirhams. The number of visitors in the first week of its opening was 100,000 visitors.
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