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Saudi Arabia to build King Salman mosque in Islamabad

Saudi Arabia’s King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud has approved a project to build a mosque named after him at the International Islamic University in the Pakistani capital of Islamabad, the Saudi Press Agency reported.

The $32 million project will cover an area of 41,200 square meters.

The mosque, which will be constructed on the university’s campus (10-H), includes a men’s prayer hall with a capacity of 4,000 worshipers, a women’s prayer hall with a capacity of 2,000 worshipers, and outdoor yards with a capacity of 6,000 worshipers.

Additionally, the project includes a museum and a library named after King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, a conference hall named after Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, an administrative area, and a parking lot.

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