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Rotarians visit masjid and learn about Islam

Masjid Umar, Leicester

Masjid Umar, Leicester

Led by President Gemma, four members of the Rotary Club of Leicester Novus visited the Masjid Umar, the impressive mosque In Evington Road.

After being present for the evening prayers, the party were entertained by Mosque general secretary Gulam Husain and imam Shaykh Mohamad who generously gave 90 minutes of their time to discuss the beliefs and practices of Islam.

Both men expressed their horror at what had happened on Westminster Bridge the previous day and both said they could not understand why anyone should want to kill innocent people in the name of Islam.

The visitors all agreed that they had been given a very warm welcome and had learned more about the faith.