Lalla Hasnaa Represents King Mohammed VI at Qatars National Library Opening

Rabat – Princess Lalla Hasnaa represented King Mohammed VI on Monday night, at the official inauguration ceremony of the National Library of Qatar in Education City, located on the outskirts of Doha. Upon her arrival at the headquarters of the National Library of Qatar, Princess Lalla Hasnaa was welcomed by Hind Bent Hamad Al Thani, Vice President of the Board of Trustees of the Qatar Foundation for Education, Science and Development of the Community and Executive President of the Qatar Foundation.The ceremony was chaired by Sheikh Tamim Ben Hamad Al Thani, Emir of Qatar, who commemorated the event by signing the official inauguration certificate. He also placed the library’s one-millionth book, a rare copy of an 843-year-old manuscript of Sahih al-Bukhari, on its shelf. Turkey’s former President Abdullah Gul, France’s former President Nicolas Sarkozy, Kosovo’s former President Atifa Yahya Agha, and Italy’s former Prime Minister, Matteo Renzi, were also present on the occasion.Princess Lalla Hasnaa toured the various galleries of the library alongside the political dignitaries, listening to presentations on the literary works and historical artistic achievements of the institution.After the ceremony, Lalla Hasnaa took part in a dinner hosted by the Emir of Qatar in honor of the delegates and political dignitaries present.