Paternal grandmother of U.S. President Barack Obama Sara Omar, who is in her 90s, arrived in Makkah with her son and grandson Saeed and Mousa Obama to perform Umrah.
According to the Arab News, Sara Omar attended an exhibition detailing the life of the Prophet Mohammad (PBUH) at the end of a pilgrimage in the Saudi city of Makkah.
She also praised Saudi’s role in handling the Yemen issues as the humanitarian situation in Yemen is “catastrophic”.
After finishing Umrah, Omar visited an exhibition about the life of the Prophet (PBUH), where she spent two hours. While commenting on the exhibition, she said that it was a “good example” of what she called the moderate teachings of Islam.
Local daily Arab News quoted her as saying, “I am very happy to visit this exhibition, which is a good example for the propagation of Islam in a modern way, supported by scientific and authentic documents”.