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Peacekeepers in Côte d’Ivoire celebrate Prophet’s Birthday

By Petra - Jan 23,2014 - Last updated at Jan 23,2014

AMMAN — The Jordanian peacekeeping contingent in Côte d’Ivoire held a ceremony on Wednesday to mark the anniversary of the birth of Prophet Mohammad.

School students, members of the local community in Abidjan and several Arab expatriates attended the ceremony.

The contingent’s commander, Col. Salem Abu Al Ghanam, said Jordanian peacekeepers will continue providing aid to the people of Côte d’Ivoire.

At the end of the ceremony, the peacekeepers distributed schoolbags and copies of the Koran to attendees.

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