Abu Dhabi: The largest mosque in the emirate of Sharjah opened its doors to accommodate 25,000 worshippers.
Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah Dr Shaikh Sultan Bin Mohammad Al-Qasimi inaugurated the milestone.
The AED 300 million Sharjah Mosque, located near the intersection of Maliha Road and the Emirates Road in the Tay area, stretches over a total area of two million square feet.
It has an inside capacity of more than 5,000 worshippers, including 610 women, according to Gulf News.
The front hall and side lobbies have a capacity of more than 6,000 worshipers. The mosque’s outer yards can accommodate a further 13,500 worshippers.