Sharjah Ruler opens 1,830m2 mosque worth $5.8m in Al Taiba
Built based on the Fatimid architectural styles, the mosque named after a martyr can host more than 1,850 worshippers
Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah, HH Dr Sheikh Sultan bin Muhammad Al Qasimi, inaugurated a mosque named after the martyr, Sultan Mohammed bin Huwaiden Al Ketbi, in Sharjah's Al Taiba area within the Al Dhaid City, UAE's state-run news agency Wam reported.
Built based on the Fatimid architectural styles, the mosque can accommodate more than 1,850 worshippers.
The mosque covers a total area of 1,830m2, and comprises a 72-metre-tall minaret.
The cost of the construction of the mosque is estimated at $5.8m (AED21.5m).
The mosque is named after Al Ketbi, who was martyred in 2015 while performing his national duty as part of Operation Restoring Hope in Yemen.