DUBAI: Saudi Arabia's Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Bin Abdul Aziz Al Saud has said he is against the construction of a mosque close to the 9/11 site in New York and also he had no part in financing the controversial project.
So now Citigroup has been heard from.
I had exerted rare insight with my previous prediction that the Ground Zero Mosque controversy would scare away moderate Muslim investors, none of whom will want to have all of their family, friends, associates and past business deals put under a microscope.
NOW THEY TELL ME! These times demand more than the Times of India; here is some Daily News coverage, including this from the Ground Zero Imam:
Rauf said he has no intention of moving the project.
"While we respect the points of view of other interested observers, we plan to build the community center in this location," Rauf said in a statement yesterday.