Salary increase announced for Imams and muezzins in Dubai

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His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed has ordered salary increases for Imams and ‏muezzins serving in mosques operating under the Islamic Affairs and Charitable Activities Department in Dubai.

Under the directives of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of The Executive Council of Dubai, approved the move. 
The gesture reflects the leaders' commitment to empowering mosque Imams in promoting the inclusive message of Islam and fostering ethical and positive social attitudes.

The move also recognises the dedication of the preachers in overseeing religious affairs and upholding constructive societal principles.

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