Sharjah Charity International (SCI) in cooperation with the Department of Islamic Affairs in the emirate has marked construction start on a mosque in Qatta area, with the foundation stone being laid on the project.
The mosque is being constructed under the SCI’s ‘Dirham Al Hamad’ charity initiative at a cost of $435,612.5 (AED1.6m), Wam, reported.
The procedures for the mosque’s construction have been completed and initial works have commenced.
The mosque will be constructed on an area spanning 381m2 with a capacity to accommodate 150 worshipers. Other services facilities are also being built within the mosque.
Speaking about the project, Abdullah Mubarak Al-Dukhan, the secretary general of SCI, said that the association has been planning to build many mosques and last year it built seven mosques.
Earlier this year, SCI had provided accommodation to the tenants of fire-hit Abbco Tower in Al Nahda, in accordance with the directives of HH Dr. Sheikh Sultan bin Muhammad Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah.
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