Sharjah opens new mosque with a capacity of 515 worshippers in Al Dhaid
27 Feb 2021 12 36
Sharjah Islamic Affairs shares a picture of the Shifa mosque.
Gulf Today, Staff Reporter
The Department of Islamic Affairs in Sharjah inaugurated the Shifa mosque located in the Al-Ateen area in Sharjah.
The place of worship can accommodate around 515 worshippers, including 65 women. It is located along Al Dhaid Road.
The mosque is built on a total land area of 4,601 square metres, and was built according to the Islamic architectural style mixed with modern character, topped by five circular domes and a lighthouse with a height of 21 metres, with the presence of service facilities from toilets, ablution, housing for the imam, and a number of car parks.
The Department of Islamic Affairs in Sharjah said the new mosque is in line with the vision of His Highness Dr Sheikh Sultan Bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, Member of the Supreme Council and Ruler of Sharjah. The Sharjah Ruler aims to create and "nurture an atmosphere of faith for the residents of the Emirate", the authority added.