New Fatima Al Zahra Mosque, built with Fatimid era stone design, inaugurated in Sharjah

New Fatima Al Zahra Mosque, built with Fatimid era stone design, inaugurated in SharjahSharjah: His Highness Dr Shaikh Sultan Bin Mohammad Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah, on Thursday inaugurated a new mosque, performing the afternoon prayers.

Inspired by Islamic architecture and built in line with the urban development of the emirate, the Fatima Al Zahra Mosque, which overlooks Clock Square, can accommodate over 800 worshippers. Located in Maysaloon area, it was built at an estimated cost of over Dh21 million.

Officials explained that the mosque was built in the Islamic architectural style of the Fatimid-stone design, where the mosque was covered with large quantities of stones, topped by two minarets, each 40 metres’ high.

Source: GulfNews.com / April 12, 2018

Author: ismailimail

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