The Ruler Of Sharjah Inaugurated A New Mosque In Al Khan With A Capacity Of 1300 Worshippers! Details Inside

New Mosque Sharjah
by Anupriya Mishra

The holy month of Ramadan has now begun, and there’s unparalleled excitement in the air. While fasting can be a bit tiring, there’s something absolutely serene about the practice of fasting, especially during Ramadan. And adding to this excitement is the news of the opening of a new mosque in Sharjah. Here’s everything you need to know about this inauguration!

‘First Rashidun Caliph’ Mosque Inaugurated

On Wednesday, March 22, His Highness Dr Sheikh Sultan bin Muhammad Al Qasimi, the Supreme Council Member and the Ruler of Sharjah, inaugurated a new mosque in the Emirate. As per the report of the Khaleej Times, this is the ‘First Rashidun Caliph’ mosque, and it’s located in Al Khan, Sharjah. There were other notable guests present for the inauguration as well. These included Sheikh Humaid bin Ahmed Al Mualla, Saeed Al Raqbani, who is the Special Advisor to the Ruler of Fujairah, Sheikh Abdullah bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, who is the Director of Sharjah Awqaf, and many more heads of numerous government departments.

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What Are The Features Of The Mosque?

Talking about the mosque, the ruler of Sharjah delivered a sermon, wherein he talked about its construction specification, facilities, and even all the services provided to the worshippers. At this point, it is worth noting that this mosque has the capacity to accommodate 1,300 worshippers. This comes as no surprise because the mosque is spread over a massive 4,353.6 square metres.

Moreover, the religious building also has two minarets, each of which is 60 meters long! These beauts are characterised by four circular domes, so this gives the mosque distinctive engineering characteristics. During his sermon, the ruler of Sharjah also mentioned the importance of this building and its humongous impact on the Islamic community.

Sharjah Mosque

Pic credits: https://www.visitsharjah.com/#page8

The other grand mosque here is the iconic Sharjah Mosque, which took five years to complete. It was inaugurated back in the year 2019, and the religious building occupies a whopping 1,85,806 square metres. So, this building is definitely worth visiting with your family and friends, especially, during the holy month.

Cover Image Courtesy: Twitter/HHShkDrSultan

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