Fujairah mosque construction to span 16 months
The $884,847 mosque in Fujairah's Seiji locality will be developed by Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Humanitarian City and Charity Establishment
A new mosque set for development in the UAE's Fujairah emirate is expected to be constructed within 16 months.
The $884,847 (AED3.25m) mosque will be developed by Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Humanitarian City and Charity Establishment.
A main contract has been inked by the organisation for the project, according to state news agency, WAM.
Ibrahim Bu Melha, Dubai Ruler's Advisor for Humanitarian and Cultural Affairs, and Deputy Chairman of the Establishment's Board of Trustees, said construction works are expected to commence "within the next few days" and be completed in 16 months.
The 625 sqm mosque will be built in Fujairah's Seiji area, and will accommodate 562 worshippers.
A prayer room for 78 female worshippers will be developed in addition to other services and facilities, the report added.