QATAR CITY — The Islamic Affairs Department of Qatar on Saturday announced its approval of the final design of a US$1.8m grand mosque in the Republic of Djibouti.

Khalid Shaheen Al Ghanim, Director of the Department said on completion the three-storey mosque will have two computer libraries and will be capable of accommodating up to 3,650 worshippers.

Mr. Ghanim added a delegation he headed who recently visited the tiny African nation also inspected the land allocated for the project. He finally said the mosque will be implemented with the cooperation of Djibouti’s Awqaf and Islamic Ministry.


April 29, 2012