(Manama, 24/March/2020) As part of his ongoing commitment to philanthropic projects, the Deputy Chairman of Yusuf bin Ahmed Kanoo Group and Chairman of Bahrain Philanthropic Society, Fawzi Ahmed Kanoo, will be sponsoring the construction of a mosque and a multipurpose hall in Diyar Al Muharraq, north of Bahrain. Fawzi Kanoo and Eng. Ahmed Alammadi, CEO of Diyar Al Muharraq, signed the construction agreement in Kanoo Tower located in the Diplomatic Area.
Commenting on his new philanthropic initiative, Fawzi Kanoo said: “I come from a family that takes philanthropy seriously. My father, the late Ahmed Kanoo, as well as my grandfathers, have all been at the forefront of philanthropy in Bahrain and the region, and through them I’ve learnt the necessity and importance of giving back to society.”
Eng. Ahmed Alammadi expressed his gratitude by saying: “I would like to thank Mr. Fawzi Kanoo for his generous and benevolent initiative. The good work carried out by the Kanoo Family has been ongoing over the years and has reflected positively on various communities in the Kingdom, as well as other parts of the GCC.” The CEO of Diyar Al Muharraq added: “Building the mosque and multipurpose hall comes in line with our vision of creating close-knit communities, adding significant value to Diyar Al Muharraq, one of the largest and most visionary modern urban developments in the Kingdom of Bahrain.”
The mosque will carry Mr. Kanoo’s spouse name, Khulood Mohamed Abdulla Juma, while the mosque will carry the sponsor’s full name, Fawzi Ahmed Ali Kanoo. Construction of the mosque and hall will begin in two months’ time.