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

Sharjah mosque named after martyr can accommodate 1,850 worshippers
Wam
Sharjah mosque named after martyr can accommodate 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. 

HH Dr Sheikh Sultan unveiled the curtain to mark the official opening of the mosque

HH Dr Sheikh Sultan unveiled the curtain to mark the official opening of the mosque [Image: Wam]

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. 

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