Sultan opens Tuwa Mosque as part of 'A Gift by Land for Your Father' project launched by the Sharjah Social Empowerment Foundation. WAM
Upon the arrival, the Ruler of Sharjah unveiled the official curtain announcing the inauguration of the mosque, which 909 orphans and their families contributed to building, in addition to the great contributions of community members.
During the inauguration, His Highness was briefed on the mosque, and its facilities for worshipers, represented in the provision of water and the mural that includes the names of the deceased fathers whose sons participated in giving the ongoing charity on their behalf in order to strengthen the principle of the bonds of righteousness.
Sheikh Sultan poses for the photograph after the inauguration ceremony. WAM
Sheikh Sultan listened to the explanation of children, who are members of the Sharjah Social Empowerment Foundation, about the mosque project and their joy of this great achievement.
A general view of the Tuwa Mosque in Sharjah. WAM
The opening of the mosque included a religious sermon given by Dr Salem Al Doubi in which he highlighted the reward for building mosques in the life and afterlife.
The mosque can accommodate 425 worshippers, including 390 for men, and an attached prayer room for women that can accommodate (35) women.
The building is inspired by a modern architectural style, and it consists of a dome of a circular shape, and its minaret rises to more than 22 metres.
Sheikh Sultan interacts with children during the Tuwa Mosque opening ceremony. WAM
The mosque’s external space contains a number of parking spaces up to (34) parking spaces, in addition to all services such as places for bathrooms, housing for the imam, and a unit for watering.
The inauguration was attended by Sheikha Jamila Bint Muhammad Al Qasimi, Director General of Sharjah City for Humanitarian Services; Abdullah Bin Yarouf Al Sabousi, Head of the Islamic Affairs Department; and Mona Bin Hadda Al Suwaidi, Director General of the Sharjah Foundation for Social Empowerment.
During the meeting, Sheikh Sultan was briefed on a number of the AUS' achievements in various fields, praising the board for deepening their efforts to accelerate the university's growth and following up the developing plans with the help of the university's faculties and students.
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