IMO News Service
On the invitation of the Government of Egypt, Dawoodi Bohra spiritual leader His Holiness Syedna Mufaddal Saifuddin recent;y participated in the grand inauguration ceremony of the new Suez Canal.
Suez Canal has always been seen with great reverence by the Egyptians and is believed to symbolise the development and progress of the country.
While speaking about the new Suez Canal, His Holiness said, “The Suez Canal is the miracle of mankind which should be venerated rightfully.”
“Looking from a bird’s eye view from an aircraft, it seems to be a desert. But now, it seems like it has come alive. All this is due to the taufeeq from Allah and the hard work put in by the people of Egypt who have indeed made the impossible possible,” Egyptian Arabic daily Al Akhbaar quoted the Syedna as saying.
Referring to the economic benefits of the Canal, Syedna said, “Egypt has benefited from its strategic and geographical location. Now, due to the new Suez Canal, it has become a centre for trade and business, as it offers favourable opportunities for commerce.”
Syedna Mufaddal Saifuddin praised the Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al- Sisi for his remarkable leadership, and said, “Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, apart from being the President of Egypt, is also an upcoming leader in the Arab and Islamic world. Due to his unique leadership qualities, he is being looked upon by world leaders as a symbol of change and progress. Achieving such an impossible goal in a short period of time, that to in times of political trials and tribulations, proves President al-Sisi’s will and determination for the prosperity of Egypt.”
In spite of all the challenges, Egypt under the leadership of President al-Sisi has achieved its goals, paving the way for being a developed and self reliant nation.