SANA’A – U.S. Ambassador to Yemen Matthew H. Tueller paid a visit on July 1 to the Al-Saleh Mosque complex — Yemen’s largest — delivering personal Ramadan greetings on behalf of the United States and the U.S. Embassy in Sana’a. The Ambassador was accompanied by Deputy Chief of Mission Karen Sasahara.
“It is both a privilege and an honor for me to visit this beautiful mosque complex erected as a tribute to the Islamic faith,” Ambassador Tueller said. “It is especially meaningful for me to extend my personal greetings on this fourth day of the holy month of Ramadan.”
During the visit, which included a tour, the Ambassador met with the mosque’s Head of Religious Affairs and Deputy Minister of Endowments, Imam Hassan Al-Shaik. Ambassador Tueller began the meeting by conveying his wishes for a blessed and peaceful Ramadan on behalf of the United States and the U.S. Embassy in Sana’a.
Al-Saleh Mosque was built in 2008 to hold 44,000 worshipers in 294,000 square feet of space.