Would you please brief me about Zayed House for Islamic Culture?
Zayed House for Islamic Culture (ZHIC) was founded on 31st May 2005 via a decree issued by his Highness Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan (May Allah bless him), President of the United Arab Emirates. ZHIC is an independent governmental institution dedicated to present Islamic culture to those who are interested, educate new Muslims, provide them social and familial care and prepare the society for their assimilation.
Would you please tell me about ZHIC's addresses?
Its headquarter is at Shiab Al-Ashkhar in Al-Ain City.
Ajman's branch: Al-Jarf Area behind Zayed Mosque.
Abu Dhabi branch: Old Airport Road, Al-Bateen Area.
What are the levels of the educational courses offered at ZHIC?
ZHIC offers its educational courses for new Muslims across three levels, namely elementary, intermediate and advance. ZHIC also offer a program of teaching the Arabic language to non-Arabic speakers.
In order to register for the educational courses, what are the required papers?
A completed registration form, certificate of embracing Islam, copy of valid passport along with valid visa, approval letter of sponsor or guardian and 2 photo pictures.
Will Zayed House for Islamic Culture issue an official certificate of embracing Islam?
No, The Shariah Court issues such certificates; however Zayed House provides assistance in obtaining one.
What are the other languages of instruction, other than Arabic, used for these cultural sessions?
English, Tagalog, Chinese, Amharic, Urdu,Arabic,Tamil and Russian
Tell me about the Cultural Sessions?
Cultural sessions are opportunities to learn basic facts about Islam as well as answer general questions.
What are the procedures of embrace Islam?
In order to embrace Islam, one declares the Testimony of Faith, namely that there is no god but (God) Allah and Muhammad is the Messenger of (God) Allah. Further support is provided such as particulars about the Five Pillars of Islam, including but not limited to instructions for praying and fasting.
What are the services and products that Zayed House for Islamic Culture provides for non-Muslims who would like to know about Islam?
The services previously mentioned are available to Non-Muslims as well as Muslims. In addition, information sessions can be arranged for further clarification on particular issues.
How much do I have to pay to get these services