Male— The King Salman Mosque, the largest mosque in the Indian Ocean archipelagic nation of Maldives, will be opened in the capital city of Male soon.
On Monday, a Saudi delegation headed by Acting Deputy Minister of Islamic Affairs, Call and Guidance Sheikh Awad Al-Enezi, met with the officials of Maldives, and their talks focused mainly on the final arrangements to open the mosque.
Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman has donated $25 million to build the six-story mosque, accommodating more than 10,000 worshippers.
The mosque complex includes multi-purpose halls, an international library, a center for teaching the Holy Qur’an, study rooms, and a conference hall. Its construction was announced in 2016 and started in early 2018.
Uz Ali Zahir, the Chief of Staff, President’s Office Maldives, added further that the distinguished and ancient ties with Saudi Arabia are the pride and honor of his country’s government and people.
A combo of photos showed the beautiful interiors and facilities of the soon to be open to public mosque complex from the inside.